Eugene Cernan

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Eugene Cernan
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NASA Astronaut
Naotionality American
Born Eugene Andrew Cernan
14 Mairch 1934(1934-03-14)
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Dee'd 16 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
Rank Caiptain, Unitit States Navy
Time in space
23d 14h 15m
Selection 1963 NASA Group 3
Tot EVAs
Tot EVA time
24 oors 11 minutes
Missions Gemini 9A, Apollo 10, Apollo 17
Mission insignia
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Reteerment Julie 1, 1976
Awairds United 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.