This image is not available for purchase in your country.

Commemorative plate left on Moon by Apollo 17

Commemorative plate left on Moon by Apollo 17

S360/0053

Rights Managed

This image is not available for purchase in your country.

Please contact your Account Manager if you have any query.

Credit

NASA / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY NASA / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption

Memento on the Moon. The commemorative plaque, left behind on the Moon by the Apollo 17 mission in December 1972. The plaque depicts images of the Earth and the locations of the six Apollo landing sites on the Moon. The plaque is signed by the three crew members of Apollo 17 (left to right): Eugene Cernan (mission commander), Ronald Evans (command module pilot) and Harrison Schmitt (lunar module pilot). It is also signed by the incumbent US president, Richard Nixon. The plaque was fixed to a leg of the Descent Stage of Apollo 17 lander Challenger. Apollo 17 was launched on 7 December 1972, returning on 19 December 1972. Cernan and Schmitt were on the Moon for 75 hours.

Release details

Model release not required. Property release not required.

 {{ i.shot_duration ? i.shot_duration + ' ' : '' }}{{ i.shot_uhd ? '4K ' : i.hires ? 'HD ' : '' }}{{ i.spl_number }} R{{ i.license }}

  • Add to board
  • Similar {{ mediaType(i) }}