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Throwback: The life and legacy of Gene Cernan, last man to set foot on Moon - Watch

Throwback: The life and legacy of Gene Cernan, last man to set foot on Moon - Watch

Cernan, who commanded Apollo 17 - the last Apollo mission - died Monday, January 16, 2017, following ongoing health issues, according to a statement from his family. 

Remembering Gene Cernan: Amazing video of Apollo 17 astronauts singing 'I was strolling on the Moon one day' on lunar surface - Watch

Remembering Gene Cernan: Amazing video of Apollo 17 astronauts singing 'I was strolling on the Moon one day' on lunar surface - Watch

Cernan was the commander of Apollo 17, the last Apollo mission which took place in December 1972.

Eugene Cernan dead at 82: NASA mourns loss of the last human on Moon!

Eugene Cernan dead at 82: NASA mourns loss of the last human on Moon!

Cernan, who was the spacecraft commander of Apollo 17 - his third space flight and the last scheduled US manned mission to the moon - in December 1972, died on January 16, 2017.

Revealed: The truth behind Apollo 10's mysterious 'space music'

Revealed: The truth behind Apollo 10's mysterious 'space music'

The three astronauts - Thomas Stafford, John Young and Eugene Cernan, recorded the sounds, which they described as “outer space type” music.

Documentary 'The Last Man on the Moon' to release in February 2016

"The Last Man on the Moon", a documentary about Apollo 17 Commander Eugene Cernan, will release on February 26 next year