Eugene Cernan

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Eugene Cernan
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NASA Astronaut
BornEugene Andrew Cernan
14 Mairch 1934(1934-03-14)
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Dee'd16 Januar 2017(2017-01-16) (aged 82)
Houston, Texas, U.S.
Ither thrift
Naval aviator, fechter pilot
Purdue Varsity, B.S. 1956
NPS, M.S. 1963
RankCaiptain, Unitit States Navy
Time in space
23d 14h 15m
Selection1963 NASA Group 3
Tot EVAs
Tot EVA time
24 oors 11 minutes
MissionsGemini 9A, Apollo 10, Apollo 17
Mission insignia
Ge09Patch orig.png Apollo-10-LOGO.png Apollo 17-insignia.png
ReteermentJulie 1, 1976
AwairdsUnited States Naval Aviator/Astronaut Insignia NASA Ceevilian Astronaut Weengs Dfc-usa.jpg NASA Distinguished Service Medal.jpg

Eugene Andrew "Gene" Cernan, CAPT, USN (/ˈsər.nən/; Mairch 14, 1934 – Januar 16, 2017) wis an American astronaut, naval aviator, electrical ingineer, aeronautical ingineer, an fechter pilot.