Buy this Apollo 16 CSM Over Lunar Farside photo.
High quality Apollo 16 picture, slide, or Duratrans backlit transparency. NASA photo number AS16-113-18294
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The Apollo 16 Command and Service
Modules (CSM), as seen from the
Lunar Module (LM, out of view) above
terrain on the lunar farside. The two
spacecraft had just undocked.
LM and CSM were out of
communication at the time of this
photograph's exposure, but shortly
acquired the signal as they moved
separately to Earth's side of the
While astronauts John W.
Young, commander; and Charles M.
Duke Jr., lunar module pilot,
descended in the Apollo 16 LM
"Orion" to explore the Descartes
highlands landing site on the moon,
astronaut Thomas K. Mattingly II,
command module pilot, remained with
the CSM "Casper" in lunar orbit.
Date: April 20, 1972