DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 112: (a) Lunar Exploration Vehicles:
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Description of Subject Matter: Lunar Exploration Vehicles
July 1, 1976 – 2021
This gallery highlights NASA lunar surface exploration.
* Apollo Lunar Module: a duplicate of the spacecraft that carried astronauts to the surface of the moon in the Apollo Program, late 1960s and early 1970s
* Surveyor Spacecraft: soft-landed on the moon to study lunar soil composition and physical properties of the lunar surface, 1966-68
* Lunar Orbital Spacecraft: circled the moon to perform mapping of the entire lunar surface, 1966-67
* Ranger: provided the first closeup photographs of the lunar surface, 1962-65
* Clementine: designed for a two-month mapping mission in orbit around the moon in 1994. Clementine provided answers to many of the questions about the moon that remained from the Apollo era.
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2003 photos: Equipment this year: I decided my Epson digital camera wasn't quite enough for what I wanted. Since I already had Compact Flash chips for it, I had to find another camera which used CF chips. That brought me to buy the Fujifilm S602 Zoom in March 2003. A great digital camera, I used it exclusively for an entire year.
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