View of the Apollo 15 Command/Service Module in Lunar Orbit

Apollo 15 in lunar orbit, with the surface of the Moon visible in the background.
Historical DateJuly 30, 1971
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A view of the Apollo 15 Command and Service Modules (CSM) in lunar orbit as photographed from the Lunar Module (LM) just after rendezvous. The lunar nearside is in the background. This view is looking southeast into the Sea of Fertility. The crater Taruntius is at the right center edge of the picture.