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14/03/1934 American astronaut Eugene Cernan is born

He flew to space three times. His first mission was Gemini 9A, after the unfortunate death of the original crew in a T-38 crash. In 1969 Cernan flew as a lunar module pilot in Apollo 10. He descended from orbit to 15.6 km of the lunar surface. In 1972, Cernan flew as a commander of the last mission to the Moon, Apollo 17.


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