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Eugene Cernan

Eugene Andrew "Gene" Cernan (March 14, 1934 – January 16, 2017), He traveled into space three times: as Pilot of Gemini 9A in June 1966, as Lunar Module Pilot of Apollo 10 in May 1969, and as Commander of Apollo 17 in December 1972, the final Apollo lunar landing.

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In 73 seconds, everything changed for Challenger

Challenger launched 30 years ago. NASA’s worst launch disaster continues to be felt in the space program and classrooms.