Monday, September 21, 2015

moon family portrait

Charles Duke family photo on the moon, April 1972. Duke's footprint and the tire tracks of the Lunar Rover are also visible.

Charles Duke was the Lunar Module pilot for Apollo 16 (April 16 – 27, 1972), the fifth manned lunar landing mission. He left a photograph of his family on the moon, depicting him together with his wife and two sons in their Houston backyard,

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1 comment:

  1. No doubt the photo is long ago bleached. Apparently the astronauts and engineers smuggled various items to the moon. A TV show here had a segment on a tiny piece of artwork a lunar lander might have carried: Home.

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