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On Anniversary of Last Moon Landing, Astronauts Criticize U.S. Space Program

NASA astronauts Eugene Cernan and Harrison Schmitt explored the surface of the moon during the Apollo 17 mission of December 7-19, 1972, the last time any human has left Earth's orbit or set foot on the moon. VOA’s Kane Farabaugh reports that during a 40th-anniversary celebration of Apollo 17 in Chicago, the astronauts said they had expected their mission would start a path toward space travel, not become a history lesson.