Friday, August 25, 2006

Space the Final Frontier, Apollo 17 Plaque

Replica of Plaque Left on Moon by Apollo 17 AstronautsThis image is a photographic replica of the plaque that the Apollo 17 astronauts left on the Moon at the Taurus-Littrow landing site. Apollo 17 was the final lunar landing mission in NASA's Apollo program.
The commemorative plaque was unveiled at the close of the third extravehicular activity (EVA-3). The plaque was made of stainless steel measuring nine by seven and five-eighths inches, and one-sixteenth inch thick. It was attached to the ladder on the landing gear strut on the descent stage of Apollo 17 Lunar Module "Challenger."

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NASA Center: Johnson Space Center, Image # : 72-H-1541, Date : 12/12/1972, Center: JSC, Center Number: 72-H-1541, GRIN DataBase Number: GPN-2002-000057, Creator/Photographer: NASA, Original Source: DIGITAL

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