NASA astronaut, last man on the moon dies

Former NASA astronaut, naval aviator and fighter pilot, Eugene Andrew “Gene” Cernan, the last moon walker died Monday, Jan. 16, 2017 at age 82 following ongoing health issues based on the statement from his family.

He was known as the last man on the moon. Properly, the last US astronaut to have landed and walked on the moon’s surface.

Former NASA astronaut, naval aviator and fighter pilot, Eugene Andrew “Gene” Cernan, the last moon walker died Monday, Jan. 16, at age 82 following ongoing health issues based on the statement from his family.

Cernan was part of NASA mission of Gemini 9A, Apollo 10 and Apollo 17.

The US space agency published a short clip about the astronaut reflecting his legacy.

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