Taking a Ride on the Moon in the Lunar Roving Vehicle - Nasa daily picture for July 30 (2021)

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Apollo 15 LRV driven by Commander Dave Scott

Apollo 15 Commander David Scott drives the lunar roving vehicle on the surface of the Moon, the first time the rover was used.

Apollo 15 launched on July 26 and landed on the lunar surface 50 years ago on July 30, 1971. During the mission, Scott and lunar module pilot James Irwin collected 170 pounds of lunar material during their more than 18 hours on the Moon's surface.

Image Credit: NASA

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