Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Impact site of the Apollo 14 S-IVB from LROC

Impact site of the Apollo 14 S-IVB from LROC
Impact site of the Apollo 14 S-IVB from LROC On February 4, 1971, the spent upper stage of the Apollo 14 launch vehicle was intentionally crashed into the Moon, leaving behind a small crater with a pretty set of rays. The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter camera imaged it on September 8, 2009 under high sun conditions, emphasizing the differently shaded rays emanating from the crater. NASA / GSFC / ASU
Impact site of the Apollo 14 S-IVB from Apollo 16
Impact site of the Apollo 14 S-IVB from Apollo 16 This is a small section of Apollo 16 panoramic frame 5444, containing the impact site of the Apollo 14 S-IVB upper stage. NASA

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