Apollo 17 Crew Arrive Aboard the U.S.S. Ticonderoga
May 9, 2003
The three Apollo 17 crewmen arrive aboard the prime recovery ship, U.S.S. Ticonderoga, to conclude the final lunar landing mission in the Apollo program. They are Astronauts Eugene A. Cernan (waving), Harrison H. Schmitt (on Cernan's left), and Ronald E. Evans (standing in back). VIPs, dignitaries, Officials and Navy personnel give the three crewmen a red-carpet welcome.
Topics: Apollo program, Human spaceflight, Space exploration, EUGENE A. CERNAN, Lunar plaque, USS Ticonderoga, Harrison Schmitt, Eugene Cernan, Moon landing, Apollo 1, Apollo 17, Moon, Exploration of the Moon, Ronald E. Evans, Harrison H. Schmitt