Lunar Module "Eagle" on the Moon. Aldrin is opening the stowage area and preparing to unload the scientific experiments package. Beyond the right leg is the solar wind experiment, and beyond that the lunar surface TV camera. (NASA photo ID
Astronaut James B. Irwin, lunar module pilot, uses a scoop to dig out a trench in the lunar soil during Apollo 15 extravehicular activity (EVA) Mount Hadley rises approximately feet (about meters) above the plain in the background.