Gene Cernan, the “Last Man on the Moon,” Has Died at 82

Sad news today: Eugene A. Cernan, former NASA astronaut and one of the twelve people who walked on the Moon during the Apollo program, died today at the age of 82. “It is with very deep sadness that we share the loss of our beloved husband and father,” Cernan’s family said in a news release…

A Little Lunar Levity

Sometimes astronauts just wanna have fun! The video above was taken during the Apollo 17 mission on December 11, 1972, when astronauts Gene Cernan and Harrison “Jack” Schmitt  went off in search of lunar samples during an EVA (short for Extra-Vehicular Activity.) Enjoying the 1/6 gravity, Jack felt the urge to break into song. And can…