ON THIS DAY {APRIL 21, 1972} APOLLO 16 LANDS ON THE MOON!

{        left to right: Ken Mattingly. John Young, and Charles Moss Duke {source: wikipedia} The Moon was the most spectacularly beautiful desert you could ever imagine. Unspoilt. Untouched. It had a vibrancy about it and the contrast between it and the black sky was so vivid, it just made this impression of…