Every US space mission from Mercury to Apollo-Soyuz with astronauts color-coded by selection group.

Every US space mission from Mercury to Apollo-Soyuz with astronauts color-coded by selection group.

NASA Apollo Missions - This timeline will also provide the students a foundation of the important dates to include in their timeline of NASA and the Apollo missions.

NASA Apollo Missions - This timeline will also provide the students a foundation of the important dates to include in their timeline of NASA and the Apollo missions.

Apollo Saturn V.  Would love to see one lift off from only two or three miles away :)

Apollo Saturn V. Would love to see one lift off from only two or three miles away :)

Making the final crewed landing of the Apollo Program, Apollo 17 touched down on the lunar surface on December 11, 1972, at 2:54 p.m. EST. Along with mission Commander Gene Cernan, Lunar Module Pilot Harrison Schmitt guided the Lunar Module Challenger towards the Taurus-Littrow Valley. Schmitt, the only geologist to land on the Moon, and Cernan spent three days on the lunar surface. Learn more about Apollo 17: http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/apollo/missions/apollo17.html#.Uqh0wncnYfw

Making the final crewed landing of the Apollo Program, Apollo 17 touched down on the lunar surface on December 11, 1972, at 2:54 p.m. EST. Along with mission Commander Gene Cernan, Lunar Module Pilot Harrison Schmitt guided the Lunar Module Challenger towards the Taurus-Littrow Valley. Schmitt, the only geologist to land on the Moon, and Cernan spent three days on the lunar surface. Learn more about Apollo 17: http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/apollo/missions/apollo17.html#.Uqh0wncnYfw

Apollo 17 mission, exploring the moon. #The moon #Apollo 17 astronaut lunomobil. http://www.mindblowingpicture.com/wallpaper/space/wp2tqj47.html

Apollo 17 mission, exploring the moon. #The moon #Apollo 17 astronaut lunomobil. http://www.mindblowingpicture.com/wallpaper/space/wp2tqj47.html

NASA has just posted thousands of photos taken by Apollo astronauts during their visits to the moon

NASA has just posted thousands of photos taken by Apollo astronauts during their visits to the moon

The Earth rises beyond the moon and the Apollo 11 Lunar Lander. Michael Collins inside the Apollo 11 capsule, is the only human, living or dead, not contained in the frame of this picture!

The Earth rises beyond the moon and the Apollo 11 Lunar Lander. Michael Collins inside the Apollo 11 capsule, is the only human, living or dead, not contained in the frame of this picture!

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