3/14/1934 in Bellwood, Illinois, USADied:
82Cause of death:
after a brief illness Full name:
Eugene Andrew CernanNoted For:
U.S. astronaut; flew on the Gemini 9 mission in 1966; flew on the Apollo 10 mission (as lunar module pilot) in 1969; as commander of the Apollo 17 mission in 1972, was one of the last two of twelve men to walk on the moon.Quotation:
"We leave as we came and, God willing, as we shall return, with peace and hope for all mankind."
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