NASA restoration wizard Andy Saunders on Apollo 17's restored photos in his new book, "Apollo Remastered"
It took 50 years, but a moon rock intended as a goodwill gift to the people of Cyprus is finally being presented to the island nation. The lunar sample will be handed over in Nicosia.
On Dec. 7, 1972, NASA launched its last Apollo mission to the moon: Apollo 17. See photos from the historic mission here.
NASA's Apollo 17 mission lifted off on Dec. 7, 1972, sending Gene Cernan, Harrison Schmitt and Ronald Evans toward Earth's nearest neighbor.
Reference The final Apollo mission took the first scientist to the moon and marked the final moon mission of the Apollo era.
A new NASA study has found that the protection of the Apollo landing sites remains a concern. The report, though, recommends "extreme restraint" in seeking protection for future heritage sites.
They say you should never judge a book by its cover, but the image fronting "Apollo Remastered" by Andy Saunders speaks volumes for what is inside.
NASA astronaut James McDivitt, who commanded Gemini 4, the first U.S. mission to conduct a spacewalk, before leading Apollo 9, the first test flight of the Apollo moon lander, has died at age 93.
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