NASA Photo ID: S70-29540           File Name: 10075578.jpg
Film Type: 35mm                    Date Taken: 02/13/70
Title: Astronaut Alan Shepard using MET during geological training in Mexico
Description:
Astronaut Alan B. Shepard Jr., commander of the Apollo 14 lunar landing 
mission, takes a piece of equipment from the Modular Equipment Transporter 
(MET) during geological and lunar surface simulation training training in
the  Pinacate volcanic area of northwestern Sonora, Mexico. The MET has
been  nicknamed "Rickshaw" after its shape and method of propulsion.                 

Subject terms:
APOLLO 14                               
APOLLO PROJECT                          
ASTRONAUT TRAINING                      
ASTRONAUTS                              
EQUIPMENT                               
GEOLOGY                                 
MEXICO                                  
SIMULATION                              
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