Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Apollo 15 - Nasa daily picture for July 26 (2021)

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Apollo 15

This image from May 11, 1971, is a high angle view showing the Apollo 15 spacecraft on the way from the Vehicle Assembly Building to Pad A, Launch Complex 39 at the Kennedy Space Center. The Saturn V stack and its mobile launch tower are atop a huge crawler-transporter. Apollo 15 was the fourth scheduled crewed lunar landing mission and was commanded by David Scott. Al Worden served as command module pilot and Jim Irwin as lunar module pilot. 

The mission successfully launched on July 26, 1971.

Image Credit: NASA

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