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angrywebmaster
angrywebmaster

*Facepalm*

That isn’t a picture of Apollo 11. They didn’t have a lunar Rover with them.

*head desk* *head desk* *head desk* *head desk*

This has a picture of Apollo 11!

Terrapod
Terrapod

Don’t chastise yourself Misha, the MSM is running the photo with the rover all over the press including my local rag (AP of course) which is why you probably captured it that way. Can’t recall if it was mission 15 or 16 that had the rover but do recall how great the video was of the moon dust kicking off… Read more »

angrywebmaster
angrywebmaster

You forget the first rule of when using materials from the MSM. They are lazy and stupid.

LC&IB Vulcanrider, MSgt, USAF, Ret
LC&IB Vulcanrider, MSgt, USAF, Ret

Rovers went on 15-17…allowed Gene Cernan and Jack Barnes (17) to complete 4 full EVAs and spend the longest total time on the Moon. Also, Harrison “Jack” Barnes was the first non-pilot (read scientist)to qualify for the astronaut program. Common thing now at the ISS, but back then they were all “zipper-suited sun gods”…Yeah,, I’m a NASA-phile, what about it?

LC&IB Vulcanrider, MSgt, USAF, Ret
LC&IB Vulcanrider, MSgt, USAF, Ret

That would be Jack Schmidt, of course…too many voices “helping” me around here…