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Photo-s71-59355
Apollo Imagery
John W. Young and Charles M. Duke Jr.
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S71-59355 (17-18 Nov. 1971) --- Astronauts John W. Young, right, prime crew commander for Apollo 16, and Charles M. Duke Jr., lunar module pilot, study rock formations along their simulated lunar traverse route. The prime and backup commanders and lunar module pilots for Apollo 16 took part in the two-day geology field trip and simulations in the Coso Range, near Ridgecrest, California, about 160 miles north by northeast of Los Angeles. The training and simulations were conducted Nov. 17 and 18, 1971, at the U.S. Naval Ordnance Test Station.

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