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National Air and Space Museum Apr 21
During EVAs, the astronauts used a telescope to photograph star clouds, nebulae, and Earth's outermost atmosphere from the Moon. It was the first telescope used to make astronomical observations from the surface of another planetary body:
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Klaus Stefan Kirz 7 Jan 18
R.I.P. John Young #NASA
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Klaus Stefan Kirz 7 Jan 18
John Young was the first man driving the moon rover #NASA
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National Air and Space Museum 27 Apr 17
45 Yrs Ago Today: astronauts returned to Earth.
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Domenico Calia 23 Apr 18
Charlie Duke working on the (Descartes Highlands) April 1972
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Amy Shira Teitel 27 Apr 17
Hope you guys enjoyed reliving ! If you want more, check out the Apollo Lunar Flight Journal!
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Susanne Auer ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ 19 Nov 17
In less serious news: : "I got the farts again." (turn on ๐Ÿ”Š)
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National Air and Space Museum 16 Apr 17
Today in 1972: launched carrying astronauts John Young, Ken Mattingly, and Charlie Duke to Moon:
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National Air and Space Museum Apr 16
Today in 1972, launched on the fifth mission to successfully land astronauts on the Moon. On board was a telescopic camera that became the first astronomical telescope to observe from another planetary body.
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Domenico Calia 25 Apr 18
46 years ago...On April 25, 1972, During the return trip to Earth,at distance of about 170,000 nautical miles (310,000 km) from Earth,astronaut T.K. (Ken) Mattingly performed a deep space extravehicular activity to retrieve film from the Service Module.
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StarTalk 3 Oct 17
Happy Birthday to Charles Duke, moonwalker & the youngest man to walk on the Moon:
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National Air and Space Museum Apr 25
Today in 1972, command module pilot T.K. Mattingly performed a cislunar EVA during the return trip from the Moon.
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Amy Shira Teitel 12 Jan 18
The official Apollo Spacecraft News Reference described the lunar module's shape as a "bug-like cab on legs." It's not wrong! Here's 's Orion in flight, beautifully ghostly.
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National Air and Space Museum 20 Apr 17
45 Yrs Ago Today: lunar module Orion landed on Moon in the Descartes Highlands:
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Domenico Calia 21 Apr 17
Young & Duke take the lunar rover for a spin on the surface of the moon this film footage of what became known as the "Grand Prix"
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Mike Conroy 10 Sep 17
All set up and ready for an enthralling afternoon with astronaut Milton Keynes. Sept 9, 2017.
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Susanne Auer ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ 25 Nov 17
Wrooom Wrooom: Driving on the Moon with . Newly released footage by , featuring on-board footage from the Lunar Roving Vehicle. source:
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National Air and Space Museum 16 Apr 17
had 1st astronomical telescope to observe from another planetary body. Model with flown film cassette:
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The Astronot ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿš€ Aug 8
Vacay home videos. CDR John Young rolls out the Lunar Rover during . It was the 4th spaceflight for Young (Gemini 3, G10 & Apollo 10) & 1st for Charlie Duke, the youngest moonwalker. Duke also served as the voice of capsule communicator (CAPCOM) during .
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SheenaIsAPunkRocker ๐ŸŽธ 23 Apr 17
, 1972, astronauts explores surface...
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