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Andrew ChaikinDecember 14, 2012

Forty years after Apollo 17's final footsteps

Today marks the 40th anniversary of the last human footsteps on the Moon. In my latest video I look back at Apollo 17 and explain why I believe the Moon is the solar system's "jewel in the crown," beckoning us to return.

I'd be grateful if you would help me spread this video to as many people as possible.

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Andrew Chaikin
Andrew Chaikin

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