Apollo 17: The Beginning...Not the End

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Title

Apollo 17: The Beginning...Not the End

Alternative Title

Apollo 17 Card

Subject

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 commemorative card featuring the crew of Apollo 17, the mission logo, a drawing of the Saturn V, and the slogan "The Beginning…Not The End." Apollo 17 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 Lunar Module Pilot Harrison Schmitt (1935-), Command Module Pilot Ronald Evans (1933-1990), and Mission Commander Eugene Cernan (1934-).

Source

Original color photographic print: Private Collection of Dr. Calvin D. Fowler.

Date Created

ca. 1972

Contributor

Fowler, Calvin "Cal" D.

Is Format Of

Digital reproduction of original color photographic print.

Is Part Of

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

Format

image/jpg

Extent

257 KB

Medium

1 black and white card

Type

Still Image

Coverage

John F. Kennedy Space Center, Merritt Island, Florida

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher
Civics/Government Teacher
Geography Teacher

Provenance

Originally 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.

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Original Format

1 black and white card

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