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Astronomy Fun Fact #97

In honor of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing...


Only 12 humans have walked on the Moon. They are


1. Neil Armstrong

2. Buzz Aldrin

3. Pete Conrad

4. Alan Bean

5. Alan Shepard

6. Edgar Mitchell

7. David Scott

8. James Irwin

9. John Young

10. Charles Duke

11. Gene Cernan

12. Harrison Schmitt


There are many more people who orbited the Moon, either on fly-by missions or commanding the shuttle as the module went to the surface.

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