The beautiful valley of Taurus-Littrow

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The site selection for Apollo 17 took place before Apollo 16 flew, so was influenced by how the ‘crucial events’ in lunar history had already been resolved or were likely to be addressed by Apollo 16. The site for what would almost certainly be the last visit to the lunar surface for a generation, was therefore hotly contested.


Landing Site Lunar Surface Valley Floor Small Crater Mare Basalt 
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