Eugene Cernan

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Birthday
14, 1934
Birthplace
Bellwood, IL
Death Date
Jan 16, 2017 (82)
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Birthday
14, 1934
Birthplace
Bellwood, IL
Death Date
Jan 16, 2017 (82)

About

American astronaut who commanded the final Apollo moon landing. He previously flew for the Gemini 9A and Apollo 10 missions.

Before Fame

He was a pilot in the U.S. Navy before joining NASA.

Trivia

He was known as "the last man on the moon."

Family Life

He married his second wife, Jan Nanna Cernan, in 1987.

Associated With

He teamed up with Harrison Schmitt during the Apollo 17 mission.