Alan Shepard selfie

Space Mission
Apollo 14, 5 February 1971

Alan Shepard

Photo Description
Vintage NASA “Red Number” chromogenic color photograph, 10 by 8 inches, “A Kodak Paper” watermark, press captions printed in purple to verso. NASA image ID “NASA S-71-19510” printed in upper left margin in red.

Commander Alan Shepard walks toward the Modularized Equipment Transporter (MET), during the first Apollo 14 EVA. An EVA checklist is visible on Shepard’s left wrist, and LMP Ed Mitchell can be seen in the background, working at a subpackage of the Apollo Lunar Surface Experiments Package (ALSEP). The cylindrical object directly under Mitchell’s left hand is the Passive Seismic Experiment (PSE).