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Apollo 16 astronauts begin seven-hour walk, drive on the Moon 40 years ago this hour (1972)


Video: Apollo 16 on Apr. 21, 1972 (at 9:46)

(Friday, April 21, 1972, 11:47:28 a.m. EST) — Charles M. Duke and Apollo 16 Commander John W. Young stepped on the Moon from their lunar module shortly before noon today, deploying an atomic powered science station. Continue reading Apollo 16 astronauts begin seven-hour walk, drive on the Moon 40 years ago this hour (1972)