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Apollo 17


Launched: 7 December 1972 UT 05:33:00 (12:33:00 a.m. EST)
Landed on Moon: 11 December 1972 UT 19:54:57 (02:54:57 p.m. EST)
Landing Site: Taurus-Littrow (20.19 N, 30.77 E)
Returned to Earth: 19 December 1972 UT 19:24:59 (02:24:59 p.m. EST)

Eugene A. Cernan, commander
Ronald E. Evans, command module pilot
Harrison H. Schmitt, lunar module pilot


[Red bullet] Apollo 17 Mission Summary

Apollo 17 Command Module "America"

Apollo 17 Lunar Module "Challenger"


[Apollo 17 Liftoff] Quicktime movie of the liftoff of the Apollo 17 LM from the Moon (80 K)

[*] 1 Mbyte Quicktime version of the liftoff


 The Apollo Lunar Roving Vehicle
 More details on Apollo lunar landings
 Precise positions of LM's and science experiments on the Moon
 Impact sites of the Apollo LM's and SIVB's
 Where are they now? - A guide to the current locations of the Apollos
 ALSEP Termination Report (PDF FIle)

 Apollo 17 Mission Overview - Lunar and Planetary Institute
 Apollo 17 Mission Summary - Kennedy Space Center
 Apollo 17 Information - National Air and Space Museum
 Apollo Lunar Surface Journal - Transcript of Apollo 17 communications
 Apollo 17 Preliminary Science Report (PDF)
 Apollo 17 Press Kit (PDF)


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Author/Curator:
Dr. David R. Williams, dave.williams@nasa.gov
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NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
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NASA Official: Ed Grayzeck, edwin.j.grayzeck@nasa.gov
Last Updated: 01 December 2006, DRW