Apollo 17 at Shorty Crater - In December of 1972, Apollo 17 astronauts Eugene Cernan and Harrison Schmitt spent about 75 hours on the Moon in the Taurus-Littrow valley, while colleague Ronald Evans orbited overhead.
Archive: Lunar Rover Training by NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center on Flickr.A través de Flickr: Apollo 17 Commander Eugene Cernan practiced unloading a science instrument from a lunar rover trainer developed by NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala. for crew training. Image credit: NASA _____________________________________________ These official NASA photographs are being made available for publication by news organizations and/or for personal use printing by the…
NASA Astronaut Gene Cernan turns 81 today. He was born 3-14 in 1934. He was the last man to walk on the moon on the final 1972 Apollo 17 moon landing. He's been to space 3 times as both pilot and commander.
Humans Last Landed On The Moon 42 Years Ago Today by ELIZABETH HOWELL on DECEMBER 11, 2014 Apollo 17 commander Eugene Cernan with the lunar rover in December 1972, in the moon's Taurus-Littrow valley. Credit: NASA