Daily cosmobite: Moon mission anniversary

Forty years ago today, at 4:33 pm Eastern Australian summer time, the United States launched its last crewed mission to the Moon. Apollo 17 landed on the Moon’s surface just under six days later. The two astronauts, including the geologist Harrison Schmitt, collected over 100 kg of Moon rock.

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