APOLLO 16—EXPLORING DESCARTES. Apollo 16 Final Lunar Surface Procedures. Houston, TX: NASA/MSC, March 16, 1972.
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APOLLO 16—EXPLORING DESCARTES. Apollo 16 Final Lunar Surface Procedures. Houston, TX: NASA/MSC, March 16, 1972.
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APOLLO 16—EXPLORING DESCARTES.
Apollo 16 Final Lunar Surface Procedures. Houston, TX: NASA/MSC, March 16, 1972.
457 pp. 4 folding tables. 10½ x 8 inches. Card stock covers, punched, stapled.

SIGNED by CHARLES DUKE (with "Apollo 16 LMP") and INSCRIBED "Exploring Descartes" on cover.
The minute-by-minute plans of John Young and Charles Duke for their three lunar drives using the Lunar Rover. Includes: descriptions of the Lunar Rover, ALSEP equipment, and lunar surface tools; geological sampling objectives at the Cayley formation and the Descartes mountain area; EVA tasks in the exact form of the crew's EVA cuff checklists (but unlike in the cuff checklists, 'gag' illustrations are not included); 10 Rover traverse maps like those carried on the Lunar Rover; a space suit equipment malfunction checklist.
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