Apollo 15 astronaut Jim Irwin and the Lunar Roving Vehicle at the Hadley-Apennine landing site, July 31, 1971. “The first thing we noted…was that the front steering didn’t work,” said Dave Scott in the mission report. Rear steering was available, though.

Test-Driving the Lunar Rover

Before it went to the moon, this spacecraft on wheels had to be put through its paces on Earth.

The author in November 2014, checking off a big item on his bucket list: to practice air-to-air photography from the open cockpit of a warbird.

Warbird-Watching Over Arizona

Rule number one for aerial photography: Don’t lose your camera in the windstream.

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