Flip Book - Apollo 17

Slide Sun to move between sunrise and sunset

Image ID:
Longitude:
Latitude:
Incidence Angle:
Pixel Scale:
Original Pixel Scale:
Time:
Local Solar Time:

United States

Astronauts Eugene Cernan and Harrison Schmitt landed the Apollo 17 Lunar Excursion Module (LEM) within the Taurus-Littrow Valley [20.19080 N, 30.77168 E]. Cernan and Schmidt landed at 19:45:57 UTC on December 11, 1972, and stayed on the lunar surface for 3 days and 2 hours, during which they performed three Extra-Vehicular Activities (EVA) totaling 22 hours and collecting 110.52 kg of lunar samples. Apollo 17 was the last manned mission to the lunar surface.

Take a look at these related Featured Image posts: