The Moon: Stunning Scenes from a Desolate Moonscape

NEXT to their precious cargo of rocks and lunar samples, the most important souvenir brought home from the moon by the Apollo 15 astronauts was nearly two miles of film. Eagerly developed by NASA technicians in Houston last week, the first photographs from man's fourth lunar landing added extra luster to the achievements of Dave Scott and Jim Irwin. During their lunar visit, the astronauts demonstrated that they were remarkably sensitive—and even artistic—photographers.

Glittering Jewels. The stunning clarity and detail of the scenes that Scott and Irwin captured on film added new dimensions...

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