Tracy's Rock - the split boulder that brought a significant sample of the Sculptured Hills-type mountains, in this case the North Massif down to the Taurus Littrow valley floor, where geologist astronaut Jack Schmitt and Apollo 17 commander Capt. Gene Cernan could sample it during the last walk on the Moon, December 13, 1972.
Astronaut James B. Irwin, lunar module pilot, gives a military salute while standing beside the deployed United States flag during the Apollo 15 lunar surface extravehicular activity (EVA) at the Hadley-Apennine landing site.
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