Month: December 2016

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The Last Man on the Moon

“America’s challenge of today has forged man’s destiny of tomorrow. And, as we leave the moon…we leave as we came and, God willing, as we shall return, with peace and hope for all mankind.”
Apollo 17 Commander Eugene Cernan spoke those words from the surface of the moon on December 13, 1972, and when he boarded the lunar module for the last time, he didn’t know that over four decades later, none would have followed in his dusty footprints. Cernan understands clearly that the effects of going to the moon are long-lasting, even life-changing.