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Apollo XVII Artifacts, 1972

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 288, Series 3, Sub-Series 3

Scope and Contents

This series contains two special artifacts which accompanied Cernan aboard Apollo XVII. The first is a glove, which comprised part of Cernan's space suit during his activities on the lunar surface. The second is the "LM Lunar Surface Maps" book which was also utilized during activities on the lunar surface during the Apollo XVII mission. This book contains a complete set of twenty-four plastic map segments detailing the Taurus-Littrow Valley, the landing site for Apollo XVII.


  • 1972

Language of Materials

From the Collection: Collection material is primarily in English. French is also present.

Access Information

The collection is open for research. Portions of the collection which contain confidential information are restricted.


1.077 Cubic Feet (Two flat boxes)


Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

504 W. State Street
West Lafayette Indiana 47907 United States