Astronaut Gene Cernan dies, aged 82
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Gene Cernan: Last man to walk on the moon dies, aged 82

US astronaut Gene Cernan, the last man to walk on the Moon, has died aged 82.

America's space agency Nasa said it was "saddened by the loss" of the retired spaceman.

Captain Cernan was one of only three people to go to the Moon twice, and the last man to leave a footprint on the lunar surface in 1972.

Catriona Renton reports.

  • 17 Jan 2017
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