Apollo 17

Apollo 17 Astronauts Brought Home Samples From the Oldest Impact Crater on the Moon

Internal geological processes on the moon are almost non-existent.  However, when it gets smacked by a space rock, its surface…

3 months ago

What the Astronauts Saw as They Orbited the Moon During Apollo 17

This view always gets me *right there.* But this new version really gets me. This is what Apollo 17 astronauts…

12 months ago

Station Astronauts Unload Cygnus Science; Antares Launch Gallery

NASA WALLOPS FLIGHT FACILITY, VA – Astronauts aboard the International Space Station are now busily unloading nearly four tons of…

4 years ago

S.S Gene Cernan Honoring Last Moonwalker Arrives at International Space Station Carrying Tons of Research Gear and Supplies

The S.S. Gene Cernan Cygnus spacecraft named in honor of the Apollo 17 lunar landing commander and launched by Orbital…

4 years ago

Orbital ATK Antares Rocket Set for Breakfast Blastoff from Virginia to Space Station with S.S. Gene Cernan Cargo Freighter Nov. 11: Watch Live

NASA WALLOPS FLIGHT FACILITY, VA - The Orbital ATK Antares rocket is all set for a breakfast time blastoff from…

4 years ago

Gene Cernan, Last Man on the Moon, Honored at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER VISITOR COMPLEX, FL - Gene Cernan, the last man to walk on the Moon, and one of…

5 years ago

Last Man on the Moon, Gene Cernan, Has Died

One of Apollo’s finest, astronaut Gene Cernan, has left Earth for the last time. Cernan, the last man to walk…

5 years ago

How NASA Filmed Humans Last Leaving The Moon, 42 Years Ago

When Apollo 17 lifted off from the moon, a camera captured the movements of the spacecraft -- even though nobody…

7 years ago

Humans Last Landed On The Moon 42 Years Ago Today

For a brief period in the 1960s and 1970s, 12 people ventured all the way to the surface of the…

7 years ago