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Captain Eugene Cernan, the last man on the moon, recalls a more courageous era

Henry Barnes, theguardian.com In 1972 Apollo 17 astronaut Captain Eugene Cernan became the last man on the moon. Cernan, a US Navy fighter pilot handpicked by Nasa in 1966 despite not applying for the space programme, nor having gone to test pilot school, went on to fly three space missions.…