Apollo 17 Landing Region

This image showcases Hubble Space Telescope's first high-resolution ultraviolet and visible imaging of the Apollo 17 landing region within the Taurus-Littrow valley of the Moon. Humans last walked and drove on the lunar surface in this region (marked "+" in the image at left and at lower right) in December 1972.


NASA, ESA, and J. Garvin (NASA/GSFC)

About the Image

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Release date:19 October 2005, 19:00
Size:3000 x 2400 px

About the Object

Type:• Solar System : Planet : Satellite : Feature : Surface
• X - Solar System Images/Videos

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