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Dates: 16 Apr 1972 – Apr 24, 1972.
Crew: John W. Young, Ken Mattingly, Charles Duke.
Apollo 16 was the fifth mission to land man on the Moon and the first to land in the lunar highlands. The photographs on the moon were shot on a sound stage somewhere in a desert. The photographs from lunar orbit are made by earlier unmanned missions and earth based telescopes, retouched and relabeled Apollo 16.