NASA Photo ID: AS16-114-18388      File Name: 10075836.jpg
Film Type: 70mm                    Date Taken: 04/21/72
Title: Astronaut John Young stands at ALSEP deployment site during first EVA
Description:
Astronaut John W. Young, commander of the Apollo 16 lunar landing mission, 
stands at the Apollo Lunar Surface Experiments Package (ALSEP) deployment 
site during the first Apollo 16 extravehicular activity (EVA-1) at the 
Descartes landing site. The components of the ALSEP are in the background. 
The lunar surface drill is just behind and to the right of Young. The
drill's  rack and bore stems are to the left. The three sensor Lunar
Surface  Magnetometer is beyond the rack. The dark object in the right
background is  the Radioisotope Thermoelectric Generator (RTG). Between the
RTG and the  drill is the Heat Flow Experiment. A part of the Central
Station is at the  right center edge of the picture. This photograph was
taken by Astronaut  Charles M. Duke Jr., lunar module pilot.           

Subject terms:
APOLLO 16 FLIGHT                        
APOLLO PROJECT                          
ASTRONAUTS                              
DEPLOYMENT                              
EXTRAVEHICULAR ACTIVITY                 
LUNAR SURFACE                           
SPACEBORNE EXPERIMENTS                  

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