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Click to enlargeApollo 17 Schmitt Flag Earth Photo

Schmitt Flag Earth
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Scientist-Astronaut Harrison Schmitt, Apollo 17 lunar module pilot, is photographed next to the U.S. flag during extravehicular activity (EVA) of NASA's final lunar landing mission in the Apollo series. The photo was taken at the Taurus-Littrow landing site. The highest part of the flag appears to point toward our planet earth in the distant background.

Date Taken: 12/13/72
Credit: NASA JSC


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