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16/04/1972 Apollo 16 launch


Apollo 16 - The Launch (Full Mission 01)


Apollo 16 Launch Day


Last Takeoff from the Moon - Apollo 17's Lunar Module blastoff!

Apollo 16's landing spot was in the highlands. Astronauts obtained older lunar material than in older the first four landings, which were in or near lunar maria. Samples from the Descartes Formation and the Cayley Formation disproved a hypothesis that the formations were volcanic in origin. Apollo 16 left a microsatellite on lunar orbit.
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