Eugene Cernan was 82 when he died. Photograph: Nasa via AP
Obituary: Eugene A Cernan
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  • January 17, 2017, 17:53

Eugene A Cernan, the commander of the Apollo 17 lunar-landing mission in 1972 and the last human to walk on the moon, has died, aged 82. A ferocious (...)

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