NASA Photo ID: S70-34415           File Name: 10075580.jpg
Film Type: 35mm                    Date Taken: 04/10/70
Title: Astronaut Alan Shepard uses trenching tool during simulation of lunar surface
Description:
Astronaut Alan B. Shepard Jr., prime crew commander of the Apollo 14
mission,  uses a trenching tool during a simulation of a traverse on the
lunar surface.  Members of the Apollo 14 prime and backup crews were in
Hawaii to train for  the extravehicular activity of their upcoming mission.
Features of the  terrain at Kapoho and other Hawaiian sites are very
similar to those found on  the lunar surface. A Modulear Equipment
Transporter (MET), nicknamed the  "Richshaw" because of its appearance and
method of propulsion, is behind  Shepard, and a gnomon, one of the Apollo
Lunar Hand Tools (ALHT) is at  extreme left.             

Subject terms:
APOLLO 14                               
APOLLO PROJECT                          
ASTRONAUT TRAINING                      
ASTRONAUTS                              
GEOLOGY                                 
HAWAII                                  
LUNAR SURFACE                           
SIMULATION                              
TOOLS                                   

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