Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera

Apollo 17

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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 Schmitt 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.

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