Friday, February 6, 2015

Astronaut Harrison Schmitt on the Moon

John F. Kennedy Space Center
Scientist-Astronaut Harrison H. Schmitt working beside a huge boulder at the Taurus-Littrow landing site.  The front portion of the Lunar Roving Vehicle is visible on the left.

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Apollo 17 was the final mission of the United States' Apollo program.  It launched at 12:33 am Eastern Standard Time (EST) on December 7, 1972, with a three-member crew consisting of Commander Eugene Cernan, Command Module Pilot Ronald Evans, and Lunar Module Pilot Harrison Schmitt.

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