Apollo 15 Background: Part 2
Date: 07/20/1971 12:00 AM
7129/A: SPACE: APOLLO 15 BACKGROUND
American astronauts David Scott, James B. Irwin and
Alfred Worden are all set for the launching on July
26th 1971 of the Apollo 15, America's longest and
most complicated moonshot ever. Irwin and Scott will
spend nearly three days on the lunar surface and
explore up to 28 square miles of the surrounding
territory thanks to their 31 million dollar "Moon
Rover" - the first passenger vehicle ever to operate on
Still of Hadley Rille, artist's impression of Rille gorge, areas of extra vehicular activity.
Irwin on what they will see along Rille.
Various shots of Moon Rover.