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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Apollo 17 lander and flag!

Filed under NASA lunar missions before 2005, pretty pictures, pics of spacecraft in space, Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, best of, human spaceflight, the Moon

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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.

NASA / GSFC / ASU

Original image data dated on or about October 1, 2009.

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

 

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