Memorial to Fallen Astronauts on the Moon

Memorial to Fallen Astronauts on the Moon

A close-up view of a commemorative plaque left on the moon at the Hadley-Apennine landing site in memory of 14 NASA astronauts and USSR cosmonauts, now deceased. Their names are inscribed in alphabetical order on the plaque. The plaque was stuck in the lunar soil by astronauts David R. Scott, commander, and James B. Irwin, lunar module pilot, during their Apollo 15 lunar surface extravehicular activity (EVA). This is a cropped and resized image. You can see the original image on NASA.gov.

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