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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…


John Glenn (NASA Portrait, Circa 1962)

John Glenn (1921-2016)

8 Dec 2016 — John Glenn, the first United States astronaut to orbit Earth,  died today at the age of 95. Sen. Glenn made three orbits of Earth in his craft, Friendship 7, in 1962. He later served as a United…


Quote For Today

“We choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard.” United States President John Fitzgerald Kennedy 12 September 1962