Gene Cernan

Eugene Andrew Cernan was an American astronaut, naval aviator, electrical engineer, aeronautical engineer, and fighter pilot. During the Apollo 17 mission, Cernan became the eleventh person to walk on the Moon. As he re-entered the Apollo Lunar Module after Harrison Schmitt on their third and final lunar excursion, he is the last person to walk on the Moon as of 2021. Before becoming an astronaut, Cernan graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University and joined the U.S. Navy. After flight training, he received his naval aviator wings and served as a fighter pilot. In 1963 he received a Master of Science degree in Aeronautical Engineering from the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School. Achieving the rank of captain, he retired from the Navy in 1976.

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In 2011, astronauts Neil Armstrong and Gene Cernan, first and last men on the Moon, advocated for Space Shuttles to be put back in service. Armstrong supported NASA's proposed Space Launch System, which the agency said could one day take man to Mars

Bart Sibrel made a film called "Astronauts Gone Wild", where he confronted 9 astronauts by asking them to swear an oath on the Bible that they really walked on the moon. Buzz Aldrin punched him, and only Gene Cernan and Edgar Mitchell swore the whole oath. Mitchell then kicked him on the rear