Apollo 17 Crew with Lunar Rover Trainer and Saturn V

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Title

Apollo 17 Crew with Lunar Rover Trainer and Saturn V

Alternative Title

Apollo 17 Crew, Lunar Rover Trainer, and Saturn V

Subject

John F. Kennedy Space Center
Kennedy Space Center
Merritt Island (Fla.)
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (U.S.)
NASA
Apollo Project (U.S.)
Project Apollo (U.S.)
Apollo 17 (Spacecraft)
Astronauts--United States
Saturn V (Satellite)
Cernan, Eugene
Schmitt, Harrison H.
Evans, Ronald E., 1933-1990

Description

A pre-launch publicity photograph of the crew of Apollo 17 on September 30, 1971. This mission was the 11th manned Apollo mission, the sixth to put astronauts on the Moon, and the final mission of Project Apollo. Apollo 17 launched from Launch Complex 39A at John F. Kennedy Space Center in Merritt Island, Florida, on December 7, 1972, and returned on December 19. Photographed, from left to right, is Command Module Pilot Ronald Evans (1933-1990), Lunar Module Pilot Harrison Schmitt (1935-), and Mission Commander Eugene Cernan (1934-).

Source

Original color photographic print, September 30, 1971: Private Collection of Dr. Calvin D. Fowler.

Date Created

1971-09-30

Contributor

Fowler, Calvin "Cal" D.

Is Format Of

Digital reproduction of original color photographic print, September 30, 1971.

Is Part Of

Dr. Calvin Fowler Collection, Florida Space Coast History Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

image/jpg

Extent

135 KB

Medium

1 color photographic print

Type

Still Image

Coverage

Launch Complex 39A, John F. Kennedy Space Center, Merritt Island, Florida

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher
Civics/Government Teacher

Provenance

Originally created by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration and owned by Dr. Calvin D. Fowler.

Rights Holder

Copyright to this resource is held by Dr. Calvin D. Fowler and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.

Curator

Michlowitz, Robert
Cepero, Laura

Digital Collection

External Reference

"Apollo 17." National Aeronautics and Space Administration. http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/apollo/missions/apollo17.html.
"Apollo 17 Prime Crew." Great Images in NASA, National Aeronautics and Space Administration. http://grin.hq.nasa.gov/ABSTRACTS/GPN-2000-001151.html.

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Original Format

1 color photographic print

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