Tag: Apollo

This interesting video tells the story of the last man to walk on the moon
Cernan concluded his historic space exploration career as commander of Apollo 17, the last human mission to the moon in December 1972 The interesting video in this post is produced by National Naval Aviation Museum and honors former Naval Aviator and NASA astronaut, Capt. Gene Cernan. Cernan, a Captain in the U.S. Navy, left his mark on the history of exploration...
On Jan. 28, 1986 the Challenger and its seven-member crew were lost 73 seconds after launch when a booster failure resulted in breakup of the vehicle Taken on May 6, 1985, the interesting picture in this post shows Space Shuttle Challenger landing on lakebed runway 17L at Edwards Air Force Base (AFB). According to NASA, Shuttle orbiter Challenger (OV-099) joined NASA’s...