The Explorers

  • 27 – Piers Sellers

    STS-112 Mission specialist Piers Sellers is photographed on the end of the Space Station Remote Manipulator System (SSRMS) arm as he tethers himself to the External TV Camera Group (ETVCG) on the Destiny laboratory module (LAB1/C2-05) of the International Space Station (ISS).

  • 26 – Eugene Cernan

    In December of 1972, Apollo 17 astronauts Eugene Cernan and Harrison Schmitt spent about 75 hours on the Moon in the Taurus–Littrow valley.

  • 25 – Dr. Andrew Morgan

    Astronaut Andrew Morgan works while tethered on the International Space Station on October 11, 2019.

  • 24 – Walter Schirra

    Astronaut Walter H. Schirra Jr. (on right), Command pilot, prepares to remove his helmet and climb from his Gemini VI spacecraft as he and Astronaut Thomas P. Stafford (not in view) arrive aboard the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Wasp.

  • 23 – Karen Nyberg

    Astronaut Karen Nyberg flew to the space station as a flight engineer for Expedition 36/37.