Voices from the Moon

Tales of lunar exploration, from the astronauts themselves.

Jack Schmitt on the lunar surface, Apollo 17, December 1972. (NASA)

Dave Scott, Apollo 15 Commander


When Shepard came back from 14,…I said, “Hey Al, what’s it really like?”…And all he had to do was look me in the eye, and I could read it. And he said, “It’s spectacular.” And that’s all I needed to know.

(Photo: Alan Shepard takes his first steps on the moon's Fra Mauro highlands.)

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