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Gene Cernan obituary

American astronaut who was the last human being to walk on the moon At 1.54 pm on 11 December 1972, Gene Cernan piloted Challenger, Apollo 17 s lunar excursion module, into the Taurus-Littrow valley, near the Sea of Serenity, on the surface area of the moon. In subsequent years Cernan, who has died aged 82, … Read More