The Last Man on the Moon + The last Soviet robot on the Moon

The documentary The Last Man on the Moon focuses on Apollo 17 astronaut Eugene Cernan. He was the last person to leave his footprint on the Moon when he stepped from the surface into their lunar module for the return trip to rendezvous with the command module on Dec. 14, 1972.

The film had its debut this week in the UK:

Here’s the trailer:


The last Soviet visitor to the Moonleft its footprints, so to speak, visible from orbit:

Lunakhod-2_track_M122007650RE_500x500Lunokhod 2 track as seen by the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter

The Lunokhod 2 itself is also visible in LRO images at Soviet Union Lunar Rovers – NASA.

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