Earth's Moon - Apollo 12

The S-band antenna and astronaut Conrad at the lunar module

Earth's Moon
Apollo 12 commander Charles "Pete" Conrad, Jr. works at the Modular Equipment Stowage Assemble (MESA) on the lunar module. In the foreground is the erectable S-band antenna. Behind Conrad is the carrier for the Apollo lunar hand tools. This was near the end of the first moonwalk EVA (extravehicular activity). Conrad is stowing the tools and rock samples that have been collected, Alan Bean is taking panoramic pictures. (Apollo 12, AS12-H-47-6988)
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Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): 1969-11-19 T 14:42
Distance/Range (km): 0.02
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): -3.01, 23.42
Orbit(s): N/A

Imaging Information
Area or Feature Type: surface image, astronaut
Instrument: Hasselblad Camera
Instrument Resolution (pixels): Film Type - SO 168
Instrument Field of View (deg): 60 mm Focal Length
Filter: None
Illumination Incidence Angle (deg): N/A
Phase Angle (deg): N/A
Instrument Look Direction: N/A
Surface Emission Angle (deg): N/A

Ordering Information
CD-ROM Volume: N/A
NASA Image ID number: AS12-H-47-6988
Other Image ID number: N/A
NSSDC Data Set ID (Photo): 69-099A-01C
NSSDC Data Set ID (CD): N/A
Other ID: N/A


[NASA Logo] Authors/Curators:

Dave Williams,, (301) 286-1258
Code 690.1, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Greenbelt, MD 20771, USA

Jay Friedlander,, (301) 286-7172
Code 612.4, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Greenbelt, MD 20771, USA

NASA Official: Ed Grayzeck,

Last updated: 24 September 2015