Gene Cernan (1934-2017) | Luna Society International
Gene Cernan Gene Cernan, the last human (to date) to walk on the Moon, died on January 16. He was 82 years old. As a member of the Apollo 17 crew in December 1972 (along with Harrison Schmitt), Cernan became the last of the twelve original Apollo astronauts to walk — as well as drive — on Luna. Cernan and