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3 Persons on Space Mission Apollo 17:

Gene Cernan

Real/Birth Name:
Eugene Andrew Cernan
Also Known As:
Eugene Cernan
Nickname(s):
Gene
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Orbited the moon and descended in the LM without landing. The last man to stand on the moon. Texas Aviation Hall of Fame 2000. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 1993. International Space Hall of Fame. National Aviation Hall of Fame 2000. United States Naval Aviation Hall of Honor 2006.

Space Missions:

Apollo 10 (1969)
Dress rehearsal for first lunar landing; flew LM down to 50,000 feet (15 km) from lunar surface.
Apollo 17 (1972)
Only Saturn V night launch. Landed in Taurus-Littrow. First geologist on the Moon. Final manned Moon landing.
Gemini 9A (1966)
Rescheduled from May to rendezvous and dock with an Augmented Target Docking Adapter (ATDA) after the original Agena Target Vehicle failed to orbit. The ATDA shroud did not completely separate, making docking impossible. Three different types of rendezvous, two hours of EVA, and 44 orbits were completed.

Harrison Schmitt

Real/Birth Name:
Harrison Hagan Schmitt
Also Known As:
Harrison H. Schmitt
Nickname(s):
Jack
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
85, 11 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Last man to step onto the moon. Only geologist to walk on the moon. Apollo 18 mission, cancelled. Senator from New Mexico 1977-1983. International Space Hall of Fame. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 1997.

Space Missions:

Apollo 17 (1972)
Only Saturn V night launch. Landed in Taurus-Littrow. First geologist on the Moon. Final manned Moon landing.
Apollo 18
(abandoned) Originally planned to land in Schroter's Valley, a river-like channel.

Ron Evans

Real/Birth Name:
Ronald Ellwin Evans Jr.
Also Known As:
Ronald Evans
Nickname(s):
Ron
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
56
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Apollo 17, orbited the moon in the CSM. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 1997. International Space Hall of Fame.

Space Missions:

Apollo 17 (1972)
Only Saturn V night launch. Landed in Taurus-Littrow. First geologist on the Moon. Final manned Moon landing.
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