Apollo 17 (CSM America and LM Challenger)
December 07-19, 1972
Eugene A. Cernan
Ronald E. Evans
Harrison H. "Jack" Schmitt
12 days, 13 hours, 52 minutes
Last lunar landing mission. Landing site:
Taurus-Littrow, highlands and valley area.
Landing Coordinates: 20.18809 degrees North, 30.77475 degrees East
(Source: National Space Science Data Center)
Three EVAs of 22 hours, 04 minutes total duration. First scientist-astronaut to land on Moon, Schmitt. Sixth automated research station set up. LRV traverse total 30.5 km. 110.4 kg (243 lbs) of material gathered. Lunar surface stay-time, 75 hours. (CSM) in lunar orbit 148 hours. Evans performed trans-Earth EVA lasting 01 hour 06 minutes.
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