A family who went to the moon

In 1972 April Apollo 16 astronaut Charlie Duke and John Young made ​​a third and final spacewalk for the study of Descartes Highlands with the lunar rover. During the exit, before installing a solar collector, Duke left a few family pictures, which he brought to the surface of the moon. In the picture one of these photos.

This photo shows Charlie and his wife Dorothy and two sons Charles and Thomas. The photo was taken on a bench in the summer.

The family picture, carefully wrapped in clear plastic and slightly dented. She was in the pocket space suit, and then was left on the moon. Most likely, it is still in the same place where she put Charlie, just a few meters away from the other pictures.

At the time of writing this article was exactly 40 years to the day when this picture was taken.

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