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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, a view of the Lunar Module Challenger and American flag. Captain Cernan has written his last words on the moon in black felt tip, as follows: "I'd like to 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 mankind./ God Speed the Crew of Apollo XVII/ Gene Cernan/ Apollo XVII/ 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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    May, 2019
    9th-11th Thursday-Saturday
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