Read More: The Real Story Of Apollo 17... And Why We Never Went Back To The Moon https://io9.gizmodo.com/the-real-stor... “On December 11, 1972, Apollo 17 touched down on the Moon. This was not only our final Moon landing, but the last time we left low Earth orbit. With the successful launch of the Orion capsule, NASA is finally poised to go further again. So it’s important to remember how we got to the Moon — and why we stopped going.”
Down to Earth: The Apollo Moon Missions That Never Were https://www.scientificamerican.com/ar... “As the U.S.'s lunar landing program wound down, plans for its last three Apollo missions were canceled, leaving unused hardware and questions of what might have been.”
The Blue Marble Shot: Our First Complete Photograph of Earth https://www.theatlantic.com/technolog... “The incredible story behind an image we've all seen hundreds of times, possibly the most reproduced photograph in history.” ____________________
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