APOLLO 16 MOTION PICTURES AND THE LUNAR ROVER "GRAND PRIX."
LUNAR SCENES FROM THE ROVER AND A DEEP SPACE EVA TO RETRIEVE CAMERA FILM. An internal NASA/Manned Spacecraft Center (MSC) duplicate film roll of scenes taken during the Apollo 16 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: "PRINT ROLL NO: Roll #1, FILM SIZE: 16 mm, TYPE FILM: COLOR PRINT (via stamp), Subject: Apollo 16 Mags BB, FF, P, O, Q, R, & T."
Brief scene descriptions from each magazine are as follows:
Magazine BB - Command Service Module (CSM) Casper lunar surface landmark tracking, Lunar Module (LM) Orion docking as seen from the Casper after Orion's lunar liftoff, full phase of the Moon as seen after TransEarth Injection (TEI) and heading home.
Magazine FF Deep space EVA (spacewalk) by astronaut Ken Mattingly to retrieve mapping camera film located in the Service Module's Scientific Instrument Module (SIM) Bay.
Magazine P EVA I (moonwalk) film of the Lunar Roving Vehicle (LRV or Rover) "Grand Prix." Charles Duke uses the DAC camera to film John Young driving the LRV at high speeds over the lunar surface.
Magazine O - LM Orion's lunar surface lift-off, Descent Stage seen on surface, and views of Casper's Scientific Instrument Module (SIM) Bay prior to docking.
Magazine Q DAC mounted on Rover, lunar surface views while the Rover is traveling to exploration areas (Station 4) during EVA II. The Rover's TV camera can be seen in the field of view during the drives.
Magazine R DAC mounted on Rover, lunar surface views while the Rover is traveling to several exploration areas (Stations 5, 6, 8, 9 and 10). Several close-ups of John Young working near Rover.
Magazine T - DAC mounted on Rover during EVA III, lunar surface views while the Rover is traveling to Stations 11 and 13.
- In the printed catalog, the image marked as lot 168 is actually lot 169. The correct image for this lot is marked as lot 169.