Apollo 17

40 Years Ago – Apollo 17 Leaves the Moon
We've been remembering the last human visit to our Moon this week. For December 14, instead of a photo, we have video.
During the three-day stay on the moon for the Apollo 17 astronauts, they were watched on every moonwalk by NASA in Houston...
40 Years Ago – Apollo 17 Astronauts Continue Exploration
On this day in history, December 13, 1972, the Apollo 17 astronauts drove around the Moon on the rover, taking more samples and storing them in the lander. Then, they parked the rover so it could "watch" the liftoff on December 14th.
This photo shows that 40 years later you can stil…
40 Years Ago – Day Two on the Moon for Apollo 17
The last two men to visit Earth's Moon used the Lunar Rover to cover some ground and visit interesting places near the landing site. Here (see photo) Harrison Schmitt is photographed by Gene Cernan next to one of the larger rock samples in Taurus-Littrow Valley...
40 Years Ago – Apollo 17 Lands on Moon
Yes, 40 years ago, two American astronauts guided the lunar lander down to the rugged area - Taurus Littrow - on Earth's Moon. It was here that the only geologist to visit the moon - Harrison Schmitt - began his excited search of the landscape...