May 25, 2020

This Week in NASA History: Apollo 16 Launches – April 16, 1972

This week in 1972, Apollo 16 launched from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center. Apollo 16 was the second of three science-oriented missions planned for the Apollo Program. The mission included a Lunar Roving Vehicle, developed by NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center, to transport astronauts and materials on the Moon.

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