The Apollo 16 astronauts have been training in Houston, Taxes recently as the April 16th deadline for their moonshot draws neat.
Crew in space suits
LUNAR ROVING VEHICLE WORK
CREW WORKING WITH ROCK SAMPLES AND COLLECTION EQUIPMENT
CREW IN CAPSULE IN SEA FOR SIMULATED OCEAN RECOVERY.
LV Three astronauts by steps of simulator
CU PAN Three astronauts
SV Technicians at monitor screens
LV and SV Astronauts entering simulator
CU PAN INT 3 Astronauts at controls (3 shots)
CU Control panel operated
SV Equipment being passed into simulator
SC's Two astonaust on moonrover (2shots)
LV Astronauts on simulated lunar surface
CU Samples being taken (4 shots)
SV Astronauts into capsule
SV PAN INT Capsule - astronauts in seats
SV Capoule being winched into water
LV helicopter overhead
Astronauts being winched up (3 shots)
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Background: The Apollo 16 astronauts have been training in Houston, Taxes recently as the April 16th deadline for their moonshot draws neat. They'll be landing in the lunar highlands, the first time on American crew has over done so. During their training, they have been testing and driving the lunar roving vehicle and working on t e picking of lunar rock samples. The crew, John Young, Charles Duke and Ken Mattingly, have also been refining the sea-recovery procedure by working in a oapeule lowered into the sea by helicopter.