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Apollo 17 lander and flag!

Apollo 17 lander and flag!

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Apollo 17 lander and flag!
An image of the Apollo 17 lander, Challenger, captured by the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera on October 1, 2009, includes not only the lander and astronaut tracks but also a fuzzy dark pixel at the location of the American flag erected there by astronauts Jack Schmitt and Gene Cernan.

Most NASA images are in the public domain. Reuse of this image is governed by NASA's image use policy.

Original image data dated on or about October 1, 2009

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