This is the Web Edition of "A Trip Into Space", a Coimbra-based electronic book on space science. Both the texts and the photos are by courtesy of National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

The Moon
Astronaut Unloading The Experiments Package On The The Moon

Apollo 11 astronaut Edwin Aldrin is shown unloading the Early Apollo Scientific Experiments Package (EASEP) from the lunar module equipment bay. The white apparatus in the foreground is the 35 mm stereo close-up camera. Behind the right leg of the lunar module is the solar wind experiment, and beyond that the lunar surface TV camera. (Apollo 11, AS11-40-5931

Last Update: 2004-Nov-27