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On This Day In Space! April 16, 1972: Apollo 16 Launches to the Moon


On April 16, 1972, Apollo 16 launched to the moon! Apollo 16 was NASA's fifth lunar landing and the penultimate mission of the entire Apollo program. See how it happened in our On This Day in Space video series here. (Space.com) More More

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