First Look: Challenger at Taurus-Littrow

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Time(DOY:192) 2009-07-11T11:06:20
Center Longitude30.9°
Center Latitude20.1°
Resolution1.4 m/pixel
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Apollo 17, the sixth human lunar landing, touched down in the Taurus-Littrow valley on December 11, 1972. Astronauts Gene Cernan and Harrison Schmitt explored this region for almost three days -- the descent stage of their lunar module Challenger is visible near Camelot crater. Uncalibrated LROC NAC image

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[NASA/GSFC/Arizona State University]