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Astronauts Criticize US Space Programi
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Kane Farabaugh
November 30, 2012 7:15 PM
NASA Astronauts Eugene Cernan and Harrison Schmitt explored the surface of the moon during the Apollo 17 mission in 1972, the last time anyone has left earth's orbit or set foot on the moon. VOA’s Kane Farabaugh reports that during a 40th anniversary celebration of Apollo 17 in Chicago, the astronauts said they had expected their mission would start a path toward space travel, not become a history lesson.

Astronauts Criticize US Space Program

Kane Farabaugh

Published November 30, 2012

NASA Astronauts Eugene Cernan and Harrison Schmitt explored the surface of the moon during the Apollo 17 mission in 1972, the last time anyone has left earth's orbit or set foot on the moon. VOA’s Kane Farabaugh reports that during a 40th anniversary celebration of Apollo 17 in Chicago, the astronauts said they had expected their mission would start a path toward space travel, not become a history lesson.


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