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12 men who walked on the moon, from 1969 to 1972

Sunday - 8/26/2012, 4:04am  ET

By The Associated Press

(AP) - The Apollo space program stretched from 1961 to 1972, culminating in a dozen men walking on the moon in its final years. The moonwalkers were, in order:

_ Neil Armstrong, Apollo 11, 1969

_ Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin, Apollo 11, 1969

_ Charles "Pete" Conrad, Apollo 12, 1969

_ Alan L. Bean, Apollo 12, 1969

_ Alan Shepard, Apollo 14, 1971

_ Edgar D. Mitchell, Apollo 14, 1971

_ David Scott, Apollo 15, 1971

_ James B. Irwin, Apollo 15, 1971

_ John Young, Apollo 16, 1972

_ Charles M. Duke Jr., Apollo 16, 1972

_ Eugene A. Cernan, Apollo 17, 1972

_ Harrison "Jack" Schmitt, Apollo 17, 1972


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