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English: Apollo 15 Lunar Module Pilot James Irwin salutes the U.S. flag. Astronaut James B. Irwin, lunar module pilot, gives a military salute while standing beside the deployed U.S. flag during the Apollo 15 lunar surface extravehicular activity (EVA) at the Hadley-Apennine landing site. The flag was deployed toward the end of EVA-2. The Lunar Module "Falcon" is partially visible on the right. Hadley Delta in the background rises approximately 4,000 meters (about 13,124 feet) above the plain. The base of the mountain is approximately 5 kilometers (about 3 statute miles) away. This photograph was taken by Astronaut David R. Scott, Apollo 15 commander.

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English: Apollo 15 Lunar Module Pilot James Irwin salutes the U.S. flag.
Astronaut James B. Irwin, lunar module pilot, gives a military salute while standing beside the deployed U.S. flag during the Apollo 15 lunar surface extravehicular activity (EVA) at the Hadley-Apennine landing site. The flag was deployed toward the end of EVA-2. The Lunar Module "Falcon" is partially visible on the right. Hadley Delta in the background rises approximately 4,000 meters (about 13,124 feet) above the plain. The base of the mountain is approximately 5 kilometers (about 3 statute miles) away. This photograph was taken by Astronaut David R. Scott, Apollo 15 commander. Original NASA description (From http://nix.larc.nasa.gov)
Dansk: Månelandingsmodulet for Apollo 15 med pilot James Irwin gør honnør til det amerikanske flag.
Astronaut James B. Irwin, giver en militær hilsen, mens han står ved siden af det plantede amerikanske flag under aktiviteter på Månens overflade ved Hadley-Apennine-landingspladsen. Flaget blev plantet ved afslutningen af den anden aktivitetsrunde. Månemodulet "Falcon" er delvist synligt til den højre side. Hadley Delta rejser sig i baggrunden ca. 4.000 meters over overfladen. Bjergbasen er ca. 5 km væk. Billedet blev taget af astronaut David R. Scott, Apollo 15-kommandør
Deutsch: James Irwin, Pilot der Mondlandefähre von Apollo 15, salutiert vor der amerikanischen Flagge.
Der Astronaut James B. Irwin, Pilot des Mondlandemoduls, salutiert militärisch neben der aufgestellten US-Fahne stehend, während eines Apollo 15 Außeneinsatzes an der Hadley-Apennin Landestelle. Die Fahne wurde gegen Ende des zweiten Außeneinsatzes aufgestellt. Das Mondlandemodul „Falcon“ ist rechts im Bild teilweise sichtbar. Mons Hadley Delta erhebt sich im Hintergrund rund 4000 Meter hoch über die Ebene. Der Fuß des Berges ist ungefähr fünf Kilometer entfernt. Dieses Foto wurde von Astronaut David R. Scott, dem Kommandanten von Apollo 15, aufgenommen.
Français : Le pilote du module Apollo 15 James Irwin salue le drapeau américain.
Italiano: Il pilota del modulo Apollo 15, James Irwin, inaugura il suolo lunare con la bandiera degli USA, posizionata sul monte Apenninus, luogo di atterraggio. La foto è stata scattata dall'astronauta David R. Scott, il comandante.
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Author Astronaut David R. Scott, Apollo 15 commander.
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Location on Moon26° 07′ 55.99″ N, 3° 38′ 01.9″ E View this and other nearby images on: Google Mapsinfo
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