APOLLO 15 MOTION PICTURES OF HADLEY RILLE DURING THE LUNAR LANDING AND LIFT-OFF.
INCLUDES DOCKING PHASES AND THE FIRST LAUNCH OF A "SUB-SATELLITE" WHILE IN LUNAR ORBIT.
An internal NASA/Manned Spacecraft Center (MSC) duplicate film roll of scenes taken during the Apollo 15 flight by the 16mm Maurer Data Acquisition Cameras (DAC). Spooled on a metal reel housed in a period canister, 11 inches in diameter. The MSC Film Form 2138 Film Can Label (May 66) on the canister reads in part: "FILM SIZE: 16 mm, FILM LENGTH: 900 feet, FILM TYPE: COLOR PRINT (via stamp), Subject: Apollo 15 Onboard Film Mags AA, BB, B, C, JJ, J, & K."
Brief scene descriptions from each magazine are as follows:
Magazine AA Lunar orbit and Lunar Module (LM) Falcon's landing on the moon with Hadley Rille visible on the horizon.
Magazine BB LM Falcon's lift-off from the Moon, flying over Hadley Rille with multiple boulders, then lunar surface tracking.
Magazine B - LM Falcon undocking as seen from Command Service Module (CSM) Endeavor.
Magazine C CSM Endeavor tracks LM Falcon's ascent stage during rendezvous, then docking.
Magazine JJ Limb of the Moon and the launch of the lunar "sub-satellite" seen from Endeavor.
Magazine K - Re-entry of the Command Module Endeavor into earth's atmosphere.
Magazine J Command Module parachute deployment.