11 December-Apollo 17

Apollo 17 was the sixth and last of the United States landing of humans on the moon. The three member crew consisted of Eugene Cernan, Ronald Evans and Harrison Schmitt. As well as being an astronaut Schmitt was also a geologist and became the first member of NASA’s first scientist-astronaut group to fly in space. Harrison Schmitt was the 12th and to date the last person to set foot on the moon in the year 1972 On This Day

Apollo 17 photo

 

Photo by NASA Goddard Photo and Video

Apollo 17 photo

Photo by NASA on The Commons

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