Apollo 17: 40 Years Ago Today - Universe Today
The launch of Apollo 17. Credit: NASA It was the end of an era. At 12:33 a.m. (EST) on Dec. 7, 1972 the monstrous Saturn V rocket blasted off for the final Apollo mission to the Moon. It was a stunning sight, as it was the first nighttime liftoff of the Saturn V. Aboard the … Continue reading "Apollo 17: 40 Years Ago Today"
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