Lunar Missions



John W Young (NASA Apollo X Portrait)

John Young (1930-2018)

John Young, one of only twelve humans to have walked on the Moon, has died. A native of San Francisco, Calif., Astronaut Young was 87 years old. He was the only astronaut to fly into space with three of NASA’s…






Gene Cernan - Aboard Apollo 17 LM (Photo)

Gene Cernan (1934-2017)

Gene Cernan, the last human (to date) to walk on the Moon, died on January 16. He was 82 years old. As a member of the Apollo 17 crew in December 1972 (along with Harrison Schmitt), Cernan became the last…