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Apollo 16 Commander, John Young, center; and Lunar Module Pilot Charles Duke, foreground, inspect the Lunar Roving Vehicle they will use for transportation on the Moon during a Deployment Test in the Manned Spacecraft Operations Building at the Kennedy Space Center. The Rover is stored in the Ascent Stage of the Lunar Module for the trip to the Lunar surface. This inspection came during a review of Apollo Lunar Surface Experiments at the Spaceport. Launch is set for March 17.

Apollo 16 astronauts, Commander, John Young and Lunar Module Pilot Charles Duke, inspect the Lunar Roving Vehicle before their mission.

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The first photo taken of Buzz coming out through the hatch of the Lunar Module . The US flag that Neil and Buzz will deploy later, is stowed in a long, thin canister attached to the underside of the lefthand rail of the ladder.

Photos: Rarely Seen Images of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing

The first photo taken of Buzz coming out through the hatch of the Lunar Module . The US flag that Neil and Buzz will deploy later, is stowed in a long, thin canister attached to the underside of the lefthand rail of the ladder.

(15 Nov. 1968) — The Apollo 9 prime crew is seen inside the Apollo 9 spacecraft in the Kennedy Space Center’s Manned Spacecraft Operations Building during manned altitude chamber test activity. Left to right, are astronauts James A. McDivitt, commander; David R. Scott, command module pilot; and Russell L. Schweickart (out of view to far right), lunar module pilot.

— The Apollo 9 prime crew is seen inside the Apollo 9 spacecraft in the Kennedy Space Center’s Manned Spacecraft Operations Building during manned altitude chamber test activity. Left to right, are astronauts James A.

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