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    Last words spoken by man on the moon

    Gene Cernan Signed Large Apollo 17 Lunar Surface Color Photo with Extensive Handwritten Quote. A fabulous 20" x 16" silk finish photo on Kodak Endura paper, NASA image AS17-140-21354, a view of the Lunar Roving Vehicle and American flag taken from the window of the Lunar Module Challenger. Captain Cernan has written his last words on the moon in black felt tip, as follows: "I'd like to just say what I believe history will record/ That America's challenge of today has forged man's destiny of/ tomorrow. And as we leave the Moon at Taurus-Littrow,/ we leave as we came and, God willing as we shall return,/ with peace and hope for all man kind./ God Speed the Crew of Apollo XVII"/ Gene Cernan/ Commander/ Dec 1972". This photo and these words capture the essence of man's journeys to the moon, the last of which was Apollo 17. Outstanding display piece. Excellent.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2016
    11th Friday
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