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Apollo 16


Launched: 16 April 1972 UT 17:54:00 (12:54:00 p.m. EST)
Landed on Moon: 21 April 1972 UT 02:23:35 (20 April 09:23:35 p.m. EST)
Landing Site: Descartes (8.97 S, 15.50 E)
Returned to Earth: 27 April 1972 UT 19:45:05 (02:45:05 p.m. EST)

John W. Young, commander
Thomas K. Mattingly II, command module pilot
Charles M. Duke, Jr., lunar module pilot


Apollo 16 Mission Summary

Apollo 16 Command Module "Casper"

Apollo 16 Lunar Module "Orion"

Apollo 16 Subsatellite


The Apollo Lunar Roving Vehicle
More details on Apollo lunar landings
Precise positions of LM's and science experiments on the Moon
Impact sites of the Apollo LM's and SIVB's
Where are they now? - A guide to the current locations of the Apollos
ALSEP Termination Report (PDF FIle)

Apollo 16 Mission Overview - Lunar and Planetary Institute
Apollo 16 Mission Summary - Kennedy Space Center
Apollo 16 Information - National Air and Space Museum
Apollo Lunar Surface Journal - Transcript of Apollo 16 surface communications
Apollo Flight Journal - Transcript of Apollo 16 flight communications
On the Moon with Apollo 16: A Guidebook to the Descartes Region (NASA EP-95, 1972) - Online Book
Apollo 16 Preliminary Science Report (PDF)
Apollo 16 Press Kit (PDF)


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NASA Official: Ed Grayzeck, edwin.j.grayzeck@nasa.gov
Last Updated: 08 February 2016, DRW