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12 walked on moon 1969-72

12 walked on moon 1969-72

Posted: Monday, August 27, 2012 8:00 pm

By The Associated Press
The Apollo space program stretched from 1961 to 1972, culminating in a dozen men walking on the moon in its final years. The moonwalkers were, in order:
• Neil Armstrong, Apollo 11, 1969
• Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin, Apollo 11, 1969
• Charles “Pete” Conrad, Apollo 12, 1969
• Alan L. Bean, Apollo 12, 1969
• Alan Shepard, Apollo 14, 1971
• Edgar D. Mitchell, Apollo 14, 1971
• David Scott, Apollo 15, 1971
• James B. Irwin, Apollo 15, 1971
• John Young, Apollo 16, 1972
• Charles M. Duke Jr., Apollo 16, 1972
• Eugene A. Cernan, Apollo 17, 1972
• Harrison “Jack” Schmitt, Apollo 17, 1972

Published in The Messenger 8.27.12

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