Collection Artwork
NASA (Washington DC, established 1958)
Apollo 14 EVA View
February 5, 1971
color photograph
Alan Shepard Jr. (East Derry, New Hampshire, 1923 – 1998, Pebble Beach, Del Monte Forest, California)
Edgar Dean Mitchell (Hereford, Texas, 1930 – 2016, West Palm Beach, Florida)
image size: 8 x 9 3/4 in.
paper size: 8 x 10 5/8 in.
The Jack Shear Collection of Photography at the Tang Teaching Museum
photographed in the Fra Mauro region, The Moon, Earth's Orbit
Typewritten in black ink, paper verso, beginning upper left: [NASA logo] National Aeronautics and Space Administration / Houston, Texas 77058 / No copyright is asserted for this photograph. If a recognizable person appears in the photo, use for commercial purposes / may infringe a right of privacy or publicity. It may not be used to state or imply the endorsement by NASA or by any NASA / employee of a commercial product, process or service, or used in any other manner that might mislead. Accordingly, it is / requested that if this photograph is used in advertising and other commercial promotion, layout and copy be submitted to / NASA prior to release. / COLOR / 5 FEBRUARY 1971 / AS14-66-9233 / APOLLO 14 EVA VIEW — Astronaut Edgar D. Mitchell, lunar module pilot for the Apollo 14 / lunar landing mission, stands by the deployed U.S. flag on the lunar surface during the early / moments of the first extravehicular activity (EVA-1) of the mission. He was photographed by / astronaut Alan B. Shepard Jr., mission commander, using a 70mm modified lunar surface / Hasselblad camera. While astronaut’s Shepard and Mitchell descended in the Lunar Module / (LM) “Antares” to explore the Fra Mauro region of the Moon, astronaut Stuart A. Roosa, command module pilot, remained with the Command and Service Modules (CSM) “Kitty / Hawk” in lunar orbit.
Typewritten in black ink, paper verso, lower left: PHOTO CREDIT: NASA or National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

Ongoing Research

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