Charlie Duke

New Project Headed by Apollo’s Charlie Duke to Send Messages to Space

When astronaut Charlie Duke walked on the Moon in April of 1972 during the Apollo 16 mission, he brought along…

11 months ago

America’s Pioneering Astronauts Honored with new ‘Heroes and Legends’ Attraction at Kennedy Space Center

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER VISITOR COMPLEX, FL - America’s pioneering astronauts who braved the perils of the unknown and put their…

4 years ago

When Typhoid (Briefly) Struck Apollo 16

Astronaut pranks are, well, just a part of the job. Often they poke at a sore spot in the astronaut's…

7 years ago

The Family that Went to the Moon

[/caption] Well, the family photo, anyway. On April 23, 1972, Apollo 16 astronauts Charlie Duke and John Young embarked on…

9 years ago