The passing of Gene Cernan reminds us how far we haven’t come
reader comments 5 Share this story Cernan's official Apollo 17 portrait. NASA The crew of Apollo 17, posing with LRV mockup in front of their launch vehicle. NASA Schmitt, Evans, and Cernan standing on pad 39A at the base of SA-512, the Saturn V that would take them to the Moon. NASA Launch vehicle SA-512 stands ready at Pad 39A in the days before...