Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera

Apollo 15

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Astronauts David Scott and James Irwin landed the Apollo 15 Lunar Excursion Module (LEM) next to Hadley Rille in Mare Ibrium [26.13239° N, 3.63330° E]. Scott and Irwin landed at 22:16:29 UTC on 30 July 1971, and stayed on the lunar surface for 2 days and 18 hours, during which they performed three Extra-Vehicular Activities (EVA) totaling 18.5 hours and collecting 77 kg of lunar samples. Apollo 15 was the first of the J Class Missions, which included the new Metric and Panoramic orbital camera systems, the Lunar Rover and additional surface experiments.

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