Start Date/Time 2017-04-20 00:00 UT
End Date/Time 2017-04-23 23:59:00 UT
Club/Organization Sponsor Marshall Space Flight Center ARC, Huntsville, AL.
Call Sign NN4SA
Self spotting on the DX cluster
Stations contacted may request special QSL by sending an S.A.S.E. to
c/o Donald Hediger, ES35
Public contact email msfc-NN4SA@mail.nasa.gov
Apollo 16 was the first mission to visit the lunar highlands. John Young and Charles Duke spent 71 hours on the surface while Ken Mattingly remained in the Command Module in lunar orbit. There were 3 EVAs each using the Lunar Rover developed at MSFC. More details on the mission are available here.
John Young flying high in this photo taken by Charlie Duke. NASA photo.