Flashback: Apollo 17 Landing Site Explored By Orbiter | Video

The last humans to leave their mark on the moon left a variety of Earthly technology upon the surface. The descent stage, the shadow of the American flag, the lunar rover and more are all seen by NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter. NASA astronauts Eugene Cernan and Harrison Schmitt lifted off from the lunar surface on Dec. 14, 1972. (updated Dec. 14, 2016)

'Last Man on the Moon' Documentary Brings Space Exploration Home

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