Cernan, Eugene, 1934-2017

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Eugene Andrew Cernan (b. March 14, 1934, Chicago, Illinois-d. January 16, 2017, Houston, Texas), American astronaut, naval aviator, electrical engineer, aeronautical engineer and fighter pilot, left his mark on the history of exploration by flying three times into space, twice to the moon. As part of the Apollo 17 mission, he was the 11th person to walk on the Moon and, as the last man to re-enter the Lunar Module, he was, as of 2017 the last man to have walked on its surface.
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referencedIn Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations. 1900 - 2003. Moving Images Relating to Military Aviation Activities. 1947 - 1984. FUNERAL SERVICES FOR ASTRONAUTS GRISSOM AND CHAFFEE, ARLINGTON CEMETERY, VIRGINIA, AND ANDREWS AFB, MARYLAND National Archives at College Park
referencedIn Hearst Metrotone News, Inc., Collection. 1937 - 1942. News of the Day Motion Picture Newsreel Films. 10/1963 - 12/1967. News of the Day (June 8) National Archives at College Park
referencedIn President Richard Nixon and First Lady Pat Nixon with Apollo 17 Astronauts Eugene Cernan, Ronald Evans, and Harrison Schmitt Richard Nixon Library
referencedIn Harrison Schmitt and Eugene Cernan of Apollo 17 Standing by the Lunar Rover Vehicle Simulator National Archives at Riverside
referencedIn Apollo 10: Green Light for Lunar Landing National Archives at College Park
referencedIn Harrison Schmitt and Eugene Cernan of Apollo 17 Inspecting Rocks During Geology Field Trip National Archives at Riverside
referencedIn AS17-162-24065 - Apollo 17 - Apollo 17, Eugene Cernan shaves inside the Command Module National Archives at College Park
referencedIn Harrison Schmitt and Eugene Cernan of Apollo 17 Inspecting a Rock During Geology Training National Archives at Riverside
referencedIn Astronaut Geology Education Files, ca. 1962 - ca. 1975 National Archives at Riverside
referencedIn Photographs of Spiro Agnew Trips, 1969 - 1973 National Archives at College Park
contributorOf APOLLO FIFTEEN HIGHLIGHTS #73: INTERVIEW WITH CAPTAIN EUGENE CERNAN ON NBC-TV National Archives at College Park
referencedIn Apollo 10: Rehearsal for Moon Landing National Archives at College Park
creatorOf AS17-134-20425 - Apollo 17 - Apollo 17 Mission image - Station1, Panoramic, Sample 1500, 1535-606 National Archives at College Park
creatorOf Sound Recordings of Meetings and Telephone Conversations (Nixon Administration). 2/16/1971 - 7/18/1973. Sound Recordings of Meetings and Telephone Conversations. 2/16/1971 - 7/18/1973. Camp David study table tape number 157 Richard Nixon Library
referencedIn AS17-157-23821 - Apollo 17 - Apollo 17, Interior of Command Module with Eugene cernan in view National Archives at College Park
referencedIn Eugene Cernan of Apollo 17 Learning About Geology From a Geology Professor National Archives at Riverside
referencedIn APOLLO 17 ASTRONAUT EUGENE CERNAN ON THE MOON National Archives at College Park
referencedIn ASTRONAUT EUGENE CERNAN IN NEPAL CONCERNING REACTION TO MOONROCK TO SOUTH ASIAN COUNTRIES National Archives at College Park
referencedIn News of the Day (Jan. 2) National Archives at College Park
referencedIn AS17-147-22523 - Apollo 17 - Apollo 17, Commander Eugene Cernan drives the Lunar Rover National Archives at College Park
referencedIn Hearst Metrotone News, Inc., Collection. 1937 - 1942. News of the Day Motion Picture Newsreel Films. 10/1963 - 12/1967. News of the Day (June 11) National Archives at College Park
referencedIn Edward Purdy Ney Papers, 1941-1996 University of Minnesota Libraries. University Archives [uarc]
referencedIn AS17-162-24085 - Apollo 17 - Apollo 17, Eugene Cernan reads a checklist National Archives at College Park
referencedIn AS17-147-22526_ALT - Apollo 17 - Apollo 17, Commander Eugene Cernan drives the Lunar Rover National Archives at College Park
referencedIn Hovde, Frederick L., 1908-. Frederick L. Hovde papers, 1908-1983, bulk 1946-1971. Purdue University Library
referencedIn ASTRONAUTS EUGENE CERNAN AND THOMAS STAFFORD PRESS CONFERENCE National Archives at College Park
referencedIn GEMINI 9 HIGHLIGHTS: ASTRONAUTS THOMAS STAFFORD AND EUGENE CERNAN SIGHTING AND RECOVERY National Archives at College Park
referencedIn GEMINI 9 HIGHLIGHTS: PRESIDENT LYNDON JOHNSON CONVERSATION WITH ASTRONAUTS THOMAS STAFFORD AND EUGENE CERNAN National Archives at College Park
referencedIn Ney, Edward Purdy, 1920-. Edward Purdy Ney Papers, 1941-1996. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
referencedIn Apollo 17: A Special Report National Archives at College Park
referencedIn AS17-157-23823 - Apollo 17 - Apollo 17, Interior of Command Module with Eugene Cernan in view National Archives at College Park
referencedIn PRESS CONFERENCE USA WITH APOLLO TEN ASTRONAUTS THOMAS STAFFORD, EUGENE CERNAN AND JOHN YOUNG National Archives at College Park
referencedIn AS17-147-22599 - Apollo 17 - Apollo 17, ALSEP Panarama during EVA 1 with Cernan in view National Archives at College Park
referencedIn Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations. 1900 - 2003. Moving Images Relating to Military Aviation Activities. 1947 - 1984. ASTRONAUTS RECEIVE SURVIVAL TRAINING National Archives at College Park
contributorOf HISTORY AND IMPACT OF SATELLITE COMMUNICATION - CERNAN/CHARYK United States. National Archives and Records Administration
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employeeOf ABC News. corporateBody
memberOf American astronautical society corporateBody
memberOf Apollo 10 (Spacecraft) corporateBody
memberOf Apollo 17 (Spacecraft) corporateBody
memberOf Explorers Club corporateBody
memberOf Gemini IX-A (Spacecraft) corporateBody
associatedWith Hovde, Frederick L., 1908- person
associatedWith Ney, Edward Purdy, 1920- person
alumnusOrAlumnaOf Perdue University. corporateBody
associatedWith Stafford, Thomas P. person
employeeOf United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration corporateBody
memberOf United States. Navy corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Chicago IL US
Houston TX US
Subject
Space flight to the moon
Occupation
Electrical engineers
Naval officers
Astronauts
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Birth 1934-03-14

Death 2017-01-16

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