What Apollo 15 Got Right
A post-splashdown scandal did not undermine the mission’s scientific achievements.
- By Diane Tedeschi
- AirSpaceMag.com, May 13, 2011
NASA/ James B. Irwin
Dave Scott salutes the U.S. flag, which he and Jim Irwin had planted near the lunar module Falcon (right) during their second moonwalk. Though it looks close to the Falcon , the base of the mountain in the background is actually 3.1 miles away.