12 men who walked on the moon, from 1969 to 1972

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Posted: Aug 26, 2012 4:04 AM
12 men who walked on the moon, from 1969 to 1972

The Apollo space program stretched from 1961 to 1972, culminating in a dozen men walking on the moon in its final years. The moonwalkers were, in order:

— Neil Armstrong, Apollo 11, 1969

— Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin, Apollo 11, 1969

— Charles "Pete" Conrad, Apollo 12, 1969

— Alan L. Bean, Apollo 12, 1969

— Alan Shepard, Apollo 14, 1971

— Edgar D. Mitchell, Apollo 14, 1971

— David Scott, Apollo 15, 1971

— James B. Irwin, Apollo 15, 1971

— John Young, Apollo 16, 1972

— Charles M. Duke Jr., Apollo 16, 1972

— Eugene A. Cernan, Apollo 17, 1972

— Harrison "Jack" Schmitt, Apollo 17, 1972