Taurus-Littrow

Taurus-Littrow

(lit -roff) A highland region on the Moon on the eastern borders of Mare Serenitatis. It was the target for Apollo 17.
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The rovers will "study NASA's Apollo 17 lunar roving vehicle that was used by the last astronauts to walk on the Moon (Commander Eugene Cernan and Harrison Schmitt) to explore the Taurus-Littrow valley in December 1972," and will transfer the scientific data and high-definition video back to Earth, via the base station.
The 4G network will enable the Audi lunar quattro rovers to communicate and transfer scientific data and HD video while they carefully approach and study NASA's Apollo 17 lunar roving vehicle that was used by the last astronauts to walk on the Moon (Commander Eugene Cernan and Harrison Schmitt) to explore the Taurus-Littrow valley in December 1972.
Most other pyroclastic deposits are smaller, but two others are easy to find because of their darkness--the Taurus-Littrow landing site of Apollo 17, and Rimae Sulpicius Gallus, across the southern margin of Mare Serenitatis.
Commanders Eugene Cernan and Ronald Evans and scientist Harrison Schmitt traveled 238,000 miles to the moon's Taurus-Littrow region, a mega-sized version of our Grand Canyon.
The two Apollo 17 astronauts, Eugene Cernan and Harrison Schmitt, completed their third lunar walk after a short ceremony in which they bade farewell to the moon and unveiled a small commemorative plaque at the Taurus-Littrow valley.
While Apollo 15 had provided evidence of the oldest stages of lunar history, scientists hoped that astronauts at Taurus-Littrow would document relatively recent volcanism.
SPACECRAFT NAME AREA OF TOUCHDOWN 1 APOLLO 11 SEA OF TRANQUILITY 2 APOLLO 12 OCEAN OF STORMS 3 APOLLO 14 FREA MAURO FORMATION 4 APOLLO 15 HADLEY-APENNINE 5 APOLLO 16 PLAIN OF DESCARTES 6 APOLLO 17 TAURUS-LITTROW
In 1972, he landed in the Valley of Taurus-Littrow and became the only scientist to "kick rocks on the moon.
They explored the region of the moon called Taurus-Littrow.
National Museum curator Jennifer Wilson said the rock was collected from the Taurus-Littrow landing site on the moon and was a composite of fragments blasted out of lunar craters by meteor impacts created over billions of years.
But another theory eventually became dominant, based on high-resolution images of the Apollo 17 landing site in the Taurus-Littrow Valley.
html) American flag at their landing site, called Taurus-Littrow.