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Cernan Jump Salutes Flag

Cernan Jump Salutes Flag

Eugene A. Cernan, Commander, Apollo 17 salutes the flag on the lunar surface during extravehicular activity (EVA) on NASA's final lunar landing mission. The Lunar Module "Challenger" is in the left background b... More

Schmitt Next to Big Boulder

Schmitt Next to Big Boulder

Geologist-Astronaut Harrison H. Schmitt is photographed standing next to a huge, split boulder at Station 6 on the sloping base of North Massif during the third Apollo 17 extravehicular activity (EVA-3) at the ... More

Schmitt with Flag and Earth Above

Schmitt with Flag and Earth Above

Geologist-Astronaut Harrison Schmitt, Apollo 17 Lunar Module pilot, is photographed next to the American Flag during extravehicular activity (EVA) of NASA's final lunar landing mission in the Apollo series. The... More

Orange Soil Discovery

Orange Soil Discovery

A view of the area at Station 4 (Shorty Crater) showing the highly- publicized orange soil which the Apollo 17 crewmen found on the Moon during the second Apollo 17 extravehicular activity (EVA-2) at the Taurus... More

Cernan Driving the Rover

Cernan Driving the Rover

Astronaut Eugene A. Cernan, Apollo 17 mission commander, makes a short checkout of the Lunar Roving Vehicle during the early part of the first Apollo 17 extravehicular activity (EVA-1) at the Taurus-Littrow lan... More

Orange Soil Discovery

Orange Soil Discovery

A view of the area at Station 4 (Shorty Crater) showing the highly- publicized orange soil which the Apollo 17 crewmen found on the Moon during the second Apollo 17 extravehicular activity (EVA-2) at the Taurus... More

Schmitt Covered with Lunar Dirt

Schmitt Covered with Lunar Dirt

Geologist-Astronaut Harrison Schmitt, Apollo 17 lunar module pilot, uses an adjustable sampling scoop to retrieve lunar samples during the second extravehicular activity (EVA-2), at Station 5 at the Taurus- Lit... More

Lunarama

Lunarama

An extraordinary lunar panorama at Station 4 (Shorty Crater) showing Geologist-Astronaut Harrison H. Schmitt working at the Lunar Roving Vehicle (LRV) during the second Apollo 17 extravehicular activity (EVA-2)... More

Replica of Plaque Left on Moon by Apollo 17 Astronauts

Replica of Plaque Left on Moon by Apollo 17 Astronauts

(December 12, 1972) This image is a photographic replica of the plaque that the Apollo 17 astronauts left on the Moon at the Taurus-Littrow landing site. Apollo 17 was the final lunar landing mission in NASA's ... More

Artist's concept of topographical layout of Taurus-Littrow landing site

Artist's concept of topographical layout of Taurus-Littrow landing sit...

S72-49761 (October 1972) --- An artist's concept illustrating the topographical layout of the Taurus-Littrow landing site of the Apollo 17 lunar landing mission. The Lunar Module touchdown point is in the cente... More

LANDING SITE - APOLLO 17 (MAP)

LANDING SITE - APOLLO 17 (MAP)

S72-54413 (December 1972) --- A vertical view of the Taurus-Littrow landing area photographed on an earlier Apollo mission from lunar orbit. The mission photograph is surrounded on all sides by a computer-gener... More

Astronaut Harrison Schmitt retrieving lunar samples during EVA

Astronaut Harrison Schmitt retrieving lunar samples during EVA

AS17-145-22165 (12 Dec. 1972) --- Scientist-astronaut Harrison H. Schmitt, lunar module pilot, with his adjustable sampling scoop, heads for a selected rock on the lunar surface to retrieve the sample for study... More

Wide-angle view of Station 4 during Apollo 17 second EVA

Wide-angle view of Station 4 during Apollo 17 second EVA

AS17-137-20992 (12 Dec. 1972) --- A view looking into Shorty Crater, taken at Station 4, showing the orange soil. Astronaut Harrison H. Schmitt found the orange soil on the moon during the second Apollo 17 extr... More

Close-up of lunar roving vehicle at Apollo 17 Taurus-Littrow landing site

Close-up of lunar roving vehicle at Apollo 17 Taurus-Littrow landing s...

AS17-137-20979 (12 Dec. 1972) --- A close-up view of the lunar roving vehicle (LRV) at the Taurus-Littrow landing site photographed during Apollo 17 lunar surface extravehicular activity. Note the makeshift rep... More

Panoramic view of Station 5 (Camelot Crater) during Apollo 17 EVA-2

Panoramic view of Station 5 (Camelot Crater) during Apollo 17 EVA-2

AS17-145-22183 (7-19 Dec. 1972) --- One of the Apollo 17 crew took this picture of a large boulder field during lunar surface extravehicular activity (EVA) at the Taurus-Littrow landing site. This view is looki... More

AS17-134-20435 - Apollo 17 - Apollo 17 Mission image - Wide-angle view of the Apollo 17 Taurus-Littrow lunar landing site.

AS17-134-20435 - Apollo 17 - Apollo 17 Mission image - Wide-angle view...

The original database describes this as: Description: Wide-angle view of the Apollo 17 Taurus-Littrow lunar landing site. To the left in the background is the Lunar Module. To the right in the background is th... More

Astronaut Eugene Cernan walks toward LRV during EVA

Astronaut Eugene Cernan walks toward LRV during EVA

AS17-140-21388 (7-19 Dec. 1972) --- Astronaut Eugene A. Cernan, mission commander, walks toward the Lunar Roving Vehicle (LRV) during extravehicular activity (EVA) at the Taurus-Littrow landing site of NASA's s... More

Apollo 17 lunar module "Challenger" liftoff from Taurus-Littrow landing site

Apollo 17 lunar module "Challenger" liftoff from Taurus-Littrow landin...

S72-55421 (14 Dec. 1972) --- The Apollo 17 Lunar Module (LM) "Challenger" ascent stage leaves the Taurus-Littrow landing site as it makes its spectacular liftoff from the lunar surface, as seen in this reproduc... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Apollo 16 astronaut Charles Duke participates in a presentation to guests gathered for the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation's dinner at the Radisson Resort at the Port in Cape Canaveral celebrating the 40th anniversary of Apollo 17.  The gala commemorating the anniversary of Apollo 17 included mission commander Eugene Cernan and other astronauts who flew Apollo missions. Launched Dec. 7, 1972, Cernan and lunar module pilot Harrison Schmitt landed in the moon's Taurus-Littrow highlands while command module pilot Ronald Evans remained in lunar orbit operating a scientific instrument module. For more information, visit http://www-pao.ksc.nasa.gov/history/apollo/apollo-17/apollo-17.htm Photo credit: NASA/Kim Shiflett KSC-2012-6155

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Apollo 16 astronaut Charles Duke participates i...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Apollo 16 astronaut Charles Duke participates in a presentation to guests gathered for the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation's dinner at the Radisson Resort at the Port in Cape Canaveral c... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Gemini 4 and Apollo 9 astronaut James McDivitt speaks to guests gathered for the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation's dinner at the Radisson Resort at the Port in Cape Canaveral celebrating the 40th anniversary of Apollo 17.  The gala commemorating the anniversary of Apollo 17 included mission commander Eugene Cernan and other astronauts who flew Apollo missions. Launched Dec. 7, 1972, Cernan and lunar module pilot Harrison Schmitt landed in the moon's Taurus-Littrow highlands while command module pilot Ronald Evans remained in lunar orbit operating a scientific instrument module. For more information, visit http://www-pao.ksc.nasa.gov/history/apollo/apollo-17/apollo-17.htm Photo credit: NASA/Kim Shiflett KSC-2012-6151

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Gemini 4 and Apollo 9 astronaut James McDivitt ...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Gemini 4 and Apollo 9 astronaut James McDivitt speaks to guests gathered for the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation's dinner at the Radisson Resort at the Port in Cape Canaveral celebrating... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Apollo astronauts, from the left, David Scott, James McDivitt, Thomas Stafford, Buzz Aldrin, Eugene Cernan, Charles Duke, Richard Gordon, Fred Haise, Alan Bean and Edgar Mitchell participated in the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation's dinner at the Radisson Resort at the Port in Cape Canaveral celebrating the 40th anniversary of Apollo 17.  The gala commemorating the anniversary of Apollo 17 included mission commander Eugene Cernan and other astronauts who flew Apollo missions. Launched Dec. 7, 1972, Cernan and lunar module pilot Harrison Schmitt landed in the moon's Taurus-Littrow highlands while command module pilot Ronald Evans remained in lunar orbit operating a scientific instrument module. For more information, visit http://www-pao.ksc.nasa.gov/history/apollo/apollo-17/apollo-17.htm Photo credit: NASA/Kim Shiflett KSC-2012-6161

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Apollo astronauts, from the left, David Scott, ...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Apollo astronauts, from the left, David Scott, James McDivitt, Thomas Stafford, Buzz Aldrin, Eugene Cernan, Charles Duke, Richard Gordon, Fred Haise, Alan Bean and Edgar Mitchell particip... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Apollo 12 and Skylab 3 astronaut Alan Bean enjoys a light moment during a presentation to guests gathered for the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation's dinner at the Radisson Resort at the Port in Cape Canaveral celebrating the 40th anniversary of Apollo 17.  The gala commemorating the anniversary of Apollo 17 included mission commander Eugene Cernan and other astronauts who flew Apollo missions. Launched Dec. 7, 1972, Cernan and lunar module pilot Harrison Schmitt landed in the moon's Taurus-Littrow highlands while command module pilot Ronald Evans remained in lunar orbit operating a scientific instrument module. For more information, visit http://www-pao.ksc.nasa.gov/history/apollo/apollo-17/apollo-17.htm Photo credit: NASA/Kim Shiflett KSC-2012-6158

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Apollo 12 and Skylab 3 astronaut Alan Bean enjo...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Apollo 12 and Skylab 3 astronaut Alan Bean enjoys a light moment during a presentation to guests gathered for the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation's dinner at the Radisson Resort at the P... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Gemini 9, Apollo 10 and 17 astronaut Eugene Cernan speaks to guests gathered for the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation's dinner at the Radisson Resort at the Port in Cape Canaveral celebrating the 40th anniversary of Apollo 17. Listening on the left is Gemini 12 and Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin, along with Apollo 16 astronaut Charles Duke.  The gala commemorating the anniversary of Apollo 17 included mission commander Eugene Cernan and other astronauts who flew Apollo missions. Launched Dec. 7, 1972, Cernan and lunar module pilot Harrison Schmitt landed in the moon's Taurus-Littrow highlands while command module pilot Ronald Evans remained in lunar orbit operating a scientific instrument module. For more information, visit http://www-pao.ksc.nasa.gov/history/apollo/apollo-17/apollo-17.htm Photo credit: NASA/Kim Shiflett KSC-2012-6162

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Gemini 9, Apollo 10 and 17 astronaut Eugene Cer...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Gemini 9, Apollo 10 and 17 astronaut Eugene Cernan speaks to guests gathered for the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation's dinner at the Radisson Resort at the Port in Cape Canaveral celebra... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Guests gather for the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation's dinner at the Radisson Resort at the Port in Cape Canaveral celebrating the 40th anniversary of Apollo 17.  The gala commemorating the anniversary of Apollo 17 included mission commander Eugene Cernan and other astronauts who flew Apollo missions. Launched Dec. 7, 1972, Cernan and lunar module pilot Harrison Schmitt landed in the moon's Taurus-Littrow highlands while command module pilot Ronald Evans remained in lunar orbit operating a scientific instrument module. For more information, visit http://www-pao.ksc.nasa.gov/history/apollo/apollo-17/apollo-17.htm Photo credit: NASA/Kim Shiflett KSC-2012-6145

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Guests gather for the Astronaut Scholarship Fou...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Guests gather for the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation's dinner at the Radisson Resort at the Port in Cape Canaveral celebrating the 40th anniversary of Apollo 17. The gala commemorating... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Guests gather for the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation's dinner at the Radisson Resort at the Port in Cape Canaveral celebrating the 40th anniversary of Apollo 17.  The gala commemorating the anniversary of Apollo 17 included mission commander Eugene Cernan and other astronauts who flew Apollo missions. Launched Dec. 7, 1972, Cernan and lunar module pilot Harrison Schmitt landed in the moon's Taurus-Littrow highlands while command module pilot Ronald Evans remained in lunar orbit operating a scientific instrument module. For more information, visit http://www-pao.ksc.nasa.gov/history/apollo/apollo-17/apollo-17.htm Photo credit: NASA/Kim Shiflett KSC-2012-6143

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Guests gather for the Astronaut Scholarship Fou...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Guests gather for the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation's dinner at the Radisson Resort at the Port in Cape Canaveral celebrating the 40th anniversary of Apollo 17. The gala commemorating... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – A guest checks out an item available for auction at the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation's dinner at the Radisson Resort at the Port in Cape Canaveral celebrating the 40th anniversary of Apollo 17. The auction of space-related memorabilia was held with proceeds supporting college scholarships for students who exhibit imagination and exceptional performance in science, technology, engineering and math.  The gala commemorating the anniversary of Apollo 17 included mission commander Eugene Cernan and other astronauts who flew Apollo missions. Launched Dec. 7, 1972, Cernan and lunar module pilot Harrison Schmitt landed in the moon's Taurus-Littrow highlands while command module pilot Ronald Evans remained in lunar orbit operating a scientific instrument module. For more information, visit http://www-pao.ksc.nasa.gov/history/apollo/apollo-17/apollo-17.htm Photo credit: NASA/Kim Shiflett KSC-2012-6142

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – A guest checks out an item available for auctio...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – A guest checks out an item available for auction at the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation's dinner at the Radisson Resort at the Port in Cape Canaveral celebrating the 40th anniversary of ... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Gemini 6 and 9, as well as Apollo 10 and Apollo-Soyuz astronaut Thomas Stafford speaks to guests gathered for the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation's dinner at the Radisson Resort at the Port in Cape Canaveral celebrating the 40th anniversary of Apollo 17.  The gala commemorating the anniversary of Apollo 17 included mission commander Eugene Cernan and other astronauts who flew Apollo missions. Launched Dec. 7, 1972, Cernan and lunar module pilot Harrison Schmitt landed in the moon's Taurus-Littrow highlands while command module pilot Ronald Evans remained in lunar orbit operating a scientific instrument module. For more information, visit http://www-pao.ksc.nasa.gov/history/apollo/apollo-17/apollo-17.htm Photo credit: NASA/Kim Shiflett KSC-2012-6152

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Gemini 6 and 9, as well as Apollo 10 and Apollo...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Gemini 6 and 9, as well as Apollo 10 and Apollo-Soyuz astronaut Thomas Stafford speaks to guests gathered for the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation's dinner at the Radisson Resort at the P... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Apollo 13 astronaut Fred Haise participates in a presentation to guests gathered for the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation's dinner at the Radisson Resort at the Port in Cape Canaveral celebrating the 40th anniversary of Apollo 17.  The gala commemorating the anniversary of Apollo 17 included mission commander Eugene Cernan and other astronauts who flew Apollo missions. Launched Dec. 7, 1972, Cernan and lunar module pilot Harrison Schmitt landed in the moon's Taurus-Littrow highlands while command module pilot Ronald Evans remained in lunar orbit operating a scientific instrument module. For more information, visit http://www-pao.ksc.nasa.gov/history/apollo/apollo-17/apollo-17.htm Photo credit: NASA/Kim Shiflett KSC-2012-6157

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Apollo 13 astronaut Fred Haise participates in ...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Apollo 13 astronaut Fred Haise participates in a presentation to guests gathered for the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation's dinner at the Radisson Resort at the Port in Cape Canaveral cel... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – The Astronaut Scholarship Foundation hosts a dinner at the Radisson Resort at the Port in Cape Canaveral celebrating the 40th anniversary of Apollo 17. An auction of space-related memorabilia was held with proceeds supporting college scholarships for students who exhibit imagination and exceptional performance in science, technology, engineering and math.  The gala commemorating the anniversary of Apollo 17 included mission commander Eugene Cernan and other astronauts who flew Apollo missions. Launched Dec. 7, 1972, Cernan and lunar module pilot Harrison Schmitt landed in the moon's Taurus-Littrow highlands while command module pilot Ronald Evans remained in lunar orbit operating a scientific instrument module. For more information, visit http://www-pao.ksc.nasa.gov/history/apollo/apollo-17/apollo-17.htm Photo credit: NASA/Kim Shiflett KSC-2012-6140

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – The Astronaut Scholarship Foundation hosts a di...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – The Astronaut Scholarship Foundation hosts a dinner at the Radisson Resort at the Port in Cape Canaveral celebrating the 40th anniversary of Apollo 17. An auction of space-related memorab... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Former space shuttle astronaut Richard Covey was among guests gathering for the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation's dinner at the Radisson Resort at the Port in Cape Canaveral celebrating the 40th anniversary of Apollo 17.  The gala commemorating the anniversary of Apollo 17 included mission commander Eugene Cernan and other astronauts who flew Apollo missions. Launched Dec. 7, 1972, Cernan and lunar module pilot Harrison Schmitt landed in the moon's Taurus-Littrow highlands while command module pilot Ronald Evans remained in lunar orbit operating a scientific instrument module. For more information, visit http://www-pao.ksc.nasa.gov/history/apollo/apollo-17/apollo-17.htm Photo credit: NASA/Kim Shiflett KSC-2012-6144

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Former space shuttle astronaut Richard Covey wa...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Former space shuttle astronaut Richard Covey was among guests gathering for the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation's dinner at the Radisson Resort at the Port in Cape Canaveral celebrating ... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Charles Duke, chairman of the board of directors for the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation welcomes guests who have gathered for the organization's dinner at the Radisson Resort at the Port in Cape Canaveral celebrating the 40th anniversary of Apollo 17. The gala commemorating the anniversary of Apollo 17 included mission commander Eugene Cernan and other astronauts who flew Apollo missions. Launched Dec. 7, 1972, Cernan and lunar module pilot Harrison Schmitt landed in the moon's Taurus-Littrow highlands while command module pilot Ronald Evans remained in lunar orbit operating a scientific instrument module. For more information, visit http://www-pao.ksc.nasa.gov/history/apollo/apollo-17/apollo-17.htm Photo credit: NASA/Kim Shiflett KSC-2012-6146

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Charles Duke, chairman of the board of director...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Charles Duke, chairman of the board of directors for the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation welcomes guests who have gathered for the organization's dinner at the Radisson Resort at the Por... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Gemini 11 and Apollo 12 astronaut Richard Gordon speaks to guests gathered for the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation's dinner at the Radisson Resort at the Port in Cape Canaveral celebrating the 40th anniversary of Apollo 17.  The gala commemorating the anniversary of Apollo 17 included mission commander Eugene Cernan and other astronauts who flew Apollo missions. Launched Dec. 7, 1972, Cernan and lunar module pilot Harrison Schmitt landed in the moon's Taurus-Littrow highlands while command module pilot Ronald Evans remained in lunar orbit operating a scientific instrument module. For more information, visit http://www-pao.ksc.nasa.gov/history/apollo/apollo-17/apollo-17.htm Photo credit: NASA/Kim Shiflett KSC-2012-6159

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Gemini 11 and Apollo 12 astronaut Richard Gordo...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Gemini 11 and Apollo 12 astronaut Richard Gordon speaks to guests gathered for the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation's dinner at the Radisson Resort at the Port in Cape Canaveral celebrati... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Gemini 9, Apollo 10 and 17 astronaut Eugene Cernan participates in a presentation to guests gathered for the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation's dinner at the Radisson Resort at the Port in Cape Canaveral celebrating the 40th anniversary of Apollo 17.  The gala commemorating the anniversary of Apollo 17 included mission commander Eugene Cernan and other astronauts who flew Apollo missions. Launched Dec. 7, 1972, Cernan and lunar module pilot Harrison Schmitt landed in the moon's Taurus-Littrow highlands while command module pilot Ronald Evans remained in lunar orbit operating a scientific instrument module. For more information, visit http://www-pao.ksc.nasa.gov/history/apollo/apollo-17/apollo-17.htm Photo credit: NASA/Kim Shiflett KSC-2012-6154

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Gemini 9, Apollo 10 and 17 astronaut Eugene Cer...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Gemini 9, Apollo 10 and 17 astronaut Eugene Cernan participates in a presentation to guests gathered for the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation's dinner at the Radisson Resort at the Port i... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Kennedy Space Center Director Bob Cabana checks out an item available for auction at the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation's dinner at the Radisson Resort at the Port in Cape Canaveral celebrating the 40th anniversary of Apollo 17. The auction of space-related memorabilia was held with proceeds supporting college scholarships for students who exhibit imagination and exceptional performance in science, technology, engineering and math.  The gala commemorating the anniversary of Apollo 17 included mission commander Eugene Cernan and other astronauts who flew Apollo missions. Launched Dec. 7, 1972, Cernan and lunar module pilot Harrison Schmitt landed in the moon's Taurus-Littrow highlands while command module pilot Ronald Evans remained in lunar orbit operating a scientific instrument module. For more information, visit http://www-pao.ksc.nasa.gov/history/apollo/apollo-17/apollo-17.htm Photo credit: NASA/Kim Shiflett KSC-2012-6141

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Kennedy Space Center Director Bob Cabana checks...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Kennedy Space Center Director Bob Cabana checks out an item available for auction at the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation's dinner at the Radisson Resort at the Port in Cape Canaveral cel... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Gemini 11 and Apollo 12 astronaut Richard Gordon speaks to guests gathered for the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation's dinner at the Radisson Resort at the Port in Cape Canaveral celebrating the 40th anniversary of Apollo 17.  The gala commemorating the anniversary of Apollo 17 included mission commander Eugene Cernan and other astronauts who flew Apollo missions. Launched Dec. 7, 1972, Cernan and lunar module pilot Harrison Schmitt landed in the moon's Taurus-Littrow highlands while command module pilot Ronald Evans remained in lunar orbit operating a scientific instrument module. For more information, visit http://www-pao.ksc.nasa.gov/history/apollo/apollo-17/apollo-17.htm Photo credit: NASA/Kim Shiflett KSC-2012-6156

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Gemini 11 and Apollo 12 astronaut Richard Gordo...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Gemini 11 and Apollo 12 astronaut Richard Gordon speaks to guests gathered for the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation's dinner at the Radisson Resort at the Port in Cape Canaveral celebrati... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Charles Duke, chairman of the board of directors for the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation welcomes guests who have gathered for the organization's dinner at the Radisson Resort at the Port in Cape Canaveral celebrating the 40th anniversary of Apollo 17.  The gala commemorating the anniversary of Apollo 17 included mission commander Eugene Cernan and other astronauts who flew Apollo missions. Launched Dec. 7, 1972, Cernan and lunar module pilot Harrison Schmitt landed in the moon's Taurus-Littrow highlands while command module pilot Ronald Evans remained in lunar orbit operating a scientific instrument module. For more information, visit http://www-pao.ksc.nasa.gov/history/apollo/apollo-17/apollo-17.htm Photo credit: NASA/Kim Shiflett KSC-2012-6147

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Charles Duke, chairman of the board of director...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Charles Duke, chairman of the board of directors for the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation welcomes guests who have gathered for the organization's dinner at the Radisson Resort at the Por... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Apollo astronauts, from the left, David Scott, James McDivitt, Thomas Stafford, Buzz Aldrin, Eugene Cernan, Charles Duke, Richard Gordon, Fred Haise, Alan Bean and Edgar Mitchell speak to guests gathered for the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation's dinner at the Radisson Resort at the Port in Cape Canaveral celebrating the 40th anniversary of Apollo 17.  The gala commemorating the anniversary of Apollo 17 included mission commander Eugene Cernan and other astronauts who flew Apollo missions. Launched Dec. 7, 1972, Cernan and lunar module pilot Harrison Schmitt landed in the moon's Taurus-Littrow highlands while command module pilot Ronald Evans remained in lunar orbit operating a scientific instrument module. For more information, visit http://www-pao.ksc.nasa.gov/history/apollo/apollo-17/apollo-17.htm Photo credit: NASA/Kim Shiflett KSC-2012-6149

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Apollo astronauts, from the left, David Scott, ...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Apollo astronauts, from the left, David Scott, James McDivitt, Thomas Stafford, Buzz Aldrin, Eugene Cernan, Charles Duke, Richard Gordon, Fred Haise, Alan Bean and Edgar Mitchell speak to... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – NASA Administrator Charles Bolden speaks to guests gathered for the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation's dinner at the Radisson Resort at the Port in Cape Canaveral celebrating the 40th anniversary of Apollo 17.  The gala commemorating the anniversary of Apollo 17 included mission commander Eugene Cernan and other astronauts who flew Apollo missions. Launched Dec. 7, 1972, Cernan and lunar module pilot Harrison Schmitt landed in the moon's Taurus-Littrow highlands while command module pilot Ronald Evans remained in lunar orbit operating a scientific instrument module. For more information, visit http://www-pao.ksc.nasa.gov/history/apollo/apollo-17/apollo-17.htm Photo credit: NASA/Kim Shiflett KSC-2012-6148

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – NASA Administrator Charles Bolden speaks to gue...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – NASA Administrator Charles Bolden speaks to guests gathered for the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation's dinner at the Radisson Resort at the Port in Cape Canaveral celebrating the 40th ann... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Apollo astronauts, from the left, David Scott, James McDivitt, Thomas Stafford, Buzz Aldrin, Eugene Cernan, Charles Duke, Richard Gordon, Fred Haise, Alan Bean and Edgar Mitchell speak to guests gathered for the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation's dinner at the Radisson Resort at the Port in Cape Canaveral celebrating the 40th anniversary of Apollo 17.  The gala commemorating the anniversary of Apollo 17 included mission commander Eugene Cernan and other astronauts who flew Apollo missions. Launched Dec. 7, 1972, Cernan and lunar module pilot Harrison Schmitt landed in the moon's Taurus-Littrow highlands while command module pilot Ronald Evans remained in lunar orbit operating a scientific instrument module. For more information, visit http://www-pao.ksc.nasa.gov/history/apollo/apollo-17/apollo-17.htm Photo credit: NASA/Kim Shiflett KSC-2012-6160

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Apollo astronauts, from the left, David Scott, ...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Apollo astronauts, from the left, David Scott, James McDivitt, Thomas Stafford, Buzz Aldrin, Eugene Cernan, Charles Duke, Richard Gordon, Fred Haise, Alan Bean and Edgar Mitchell speak to... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Gemini 9, Apollo 9 and 15 astronaut David Scott speaks to guests gathered for the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation's dinner at the Radisson Resort at the Port in Cape Canaveral celebrating the 40th anniversary of Apollo 17.  The gala commemorating the anniversary of Apollo 17 included mission commander Eugene Cernan and other astronauts who flew Apollo missions. Launched Dec. 7, 1972, Cernan and lunar module pilot Harrison Schmitt landed in the moon's Taurus-Littrow highlands while command module pilot Ronald Evans remained in lunar orbit operating a scientific instrument module. For more information, visit http://www-pao.ksc.nasa.gov/history/apollo/apollo-17/apollo-17.htm Photo credit: NASA/Kim Shiflett KSC-2012-6150

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Gemini 9, Apollo 9 and 15 astronaut David Scott...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Gemini 9, Apollo 9 and 15 astronaut David Scott speaks to guests gathered for the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation's dinner at the Radisson Resort at the Port in Cape Canaveral celebratin... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Gemini 12 and Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin participates in a presentation to guests gathered for the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation's dinner at the Radisson Resort at the Port in Cape Canaveral celebrating the 40th anniversary of Apollo 17.  The gala commemorating the anniversary of Apollo 17 included mission commander Eugene Cernan and other astronauts who flew Apollo missions. Launched Dec. 7, 1972, Cernan and lunar module pilot Harrison Schmitt landed in the moon's Taurus-Littrow highlands while command module pilot Ronald Evans remained in lunar orbit operating a scientific instrument module. For more information, visit http://www-pao.ksc.nasa.gov/history/apollo/apollo-17/apollo-17.htm Photo credit: NASA/Kim Shiflett KSC-2012-6153

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Gemini 12 and Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin p...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Gemini 12 and Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin participates in a presentation to guests gathered for the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation's dinner at the Radisson Resort at the Port in Cap... More