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Sat Dec 8, 2012, 07:06 PM

Apollo 17: 40 Years Ago

It was the end of an era. At 12:33 a.m. (EST) on Dec. 7, 1972 the monstrous Saturn V rocket blasted off for the final Apollo mission to the Moon. It was a stunning sight, as it was the first nighttime liftoff of the Saturn V. Aboard the Apollo 17 spacecraft were astronauts Gene Cernan, Ron Evans and Jack Schmitt.

Read more: http://www.universetoday.com/98868/apollo-17-40-years-ago-today/

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Sat Dec 8, 2012, 07:13 PM

1. I was there!

Pretty amazing sight!

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