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Twelve people have walked on Earth's Moon, starting with Neil Armstrong and ending with Gene Cernan. All crewed lunar landings took place between July 1969 and December 1972 as part of the United States Apollo program. All twelve people who have walked on the Moon are American men.

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Image No. Name Mission Born Died Lunar EVA dates (UTC) Lunar EVAs Total EVA duration Astronaut service
Neil Armstrong pose.jpg 1. Armstrong, NeilNeil Armstrong Apollo 11 (1930-08-05)August 5, 1930 August 25, 2012(2012-08-25) (aged 82) July 21, 1969 1 2 hours 31 minutes NASA
Buzz Aldrin.jpg 2. Aldrin, BuzzBuzz Aldrin Apollo 11 January 20, 1930 (1930-01-20) (age 91) July 21, 1969 1 2 hours 31 minutes Air Force
Pete Conrad during suit-up for the Apollo 12 launch.jpg 3. Conrad, PetePete Conrad Apollo 12 (1930-06-02)June 2, 1930 July 8, 1999(1999-07-08) (aged 69) November 19–20, 1969 2 7 hours 45 minutes Navy
Alan Bean NASA portrait (S69-38859).jpg 4. Bean, AlanAlan Bean Apollo 12 (1932-03-15)March 15, 1932 May 26, 2018(2018-05-26) (aged 86) November 19–20, 1969 2 7 hours 45 minutes Navy
Alan Shepard Apollo 14 (cropped).jpg 5. Shepard, AlanAlan Shepard Apollo 14 (1923-11-18)November 18, 1923 July 21, 1998(1998-07-21) (aged 74) February 5–6, 1971 2 9 hours 21 minutes Navy
Edgar Dean Mitchell.jpg 6. Mitchell, EdgarEdgar Mitchell Apollo 14 (1930-09-17)September 17, 1930 February 4, 2016(2016-02-04) (aged 85) February 5–6, 1971 2 9 hours 21 minutes Navy
Dave Scott Apollo 15 CDR.jpg 7. Scott, DavidDavid Scott Apollo 15 June 6, 1932 (1932-06-06) (age 89) July 31–August 2, 1971 3 18 hours 33 minutes Air Force
Jim Irwin Apollo 15 LMP.jpg 8. Irwin, JamesJames Irwin Apollo 15 (1930-03-17)March 17, 1930 September 8, 1991(1991-09-08) (aged 61) July 31–August 2, 1971 3 18 hours 33 minutes Air Force
Astronaut John W. Young (1971).jpg 9. Young, JohnJohn Young Apollo 16 (1930-09-24)September 24, 1930 January 5, 2018(2018-01-05) (aged 87) April 21–23, 1972 3 20 hours 14 minutes Navy
Official NASA portrait Charles Moss Duke Jr.jpg 10. Duke, CharlesCharles Duke Apollo 16 October 3, 1935 (1935-10-03) (age 86) April 21–23, 1972 3 20 hours 14 minutes Air Force
Cernan s71-51308.jpg 11. Cernan, GeneGene Cernan Apollo 17 (1934-03-14)March 14, 1934 January 16, 2017(2017-01-16) (aged 82) December 11–14, 1972 3 22 hours 2 minutes Navy
Harrison Schmitt.jpg 12. Schmitt, HarrisonHarrison Schmitt Apollo 17 July 3, 1935 (1935-07-03) (age 86) December 11–14, 1972 3 22 hours 2 minutes NASA

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