The Apollo 15 Lunar Rover on the Moon


The Apollo 15 mission was the first to carry a lunar rover, which allowed the astronauts to travel much further from their landing site and sample a much wider variety of lunar materials. Here, astronaut James B. Irwin, works at the Lunar Roving Vehicle at the Hadley-Apennine landing site. The shadow of the Lunar Module "Falcon" is in the foreground. This view is looking northeast with Mount Hadley in the background. This photograph was taken by Astronaut David R. Scott on the 31st of July, 1971.

Show me a movie about the lunar rover

This movie shows John W. Young (commander of Apollo 16) driving the lunar rover while Charles M. Duke, Jr. (lunar module pilot) films.
This movie is large, but worth the wait!

Apollo 15 rover

NASA Photo ID: AS15-86-11603


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