December 11, 1972

On December 11, 1972 Astronauts Gene Cernan and Harrison Schmitt of the Apollo 17 lunar mission became the last two people to walk on the Moon. Their footprints and the initials of Gene Cernan’s daughter are still there. Yes, the initials of Cernan’s daughter. He wrote them in the lunar dust before leaving. Contrary to popular nut-job belief, Cernan and Schmitt were on the moon, NASA really did send men there, and the Moon is an actual place. Also, there are no hidden Nazi bases on the Moon, the Moon is around 240,000 miles from the Earth, not 3,000, and the Moon’s diameter is around 2,100 miles, not 32.

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
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