|Hobby Master 1/6 Legend Series Figures
Captain Eugene Cernan
"The Last Man on the Moon"
|Eugene Andrew “Gene” Cernan was born in Chicago in 1934 to a Slovak father
and a Czech mother. During his military career he was a Naval Officer, Fighter
Pilot and Astronaut. Eugene Cernan went into space three times, Gemini 9A,
Apollo 10 and Apollo 17 he also was backup for Gemini 12, Apollo7 and Apollo 14.
On one of Gene Cernan’s EVAs he wrote the initials of his daughter Tracy on a
moon rock and he was the last man to leave the moon. A couple of other
accomplishments are attributed to him, while piloting the Lunar Rover on its final
ride he set a new speed record for the moon, 11.2 mph. Another speed record he
was involved with was during the return of Apollo 10 from the moon on May 26,
1969. The capsule reached a speed of 24,791 mph, making it the highest speed
ever reached by a manned vehicle. In 1976 Captain Eugene Cernan retired from
military life for the private business world.
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YOU-TUBE BY STEVE GOFF
FROM ONE SIXTH SCALE
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