Friday, December 7, 2012
Naval aviator Ronald Evans is notified aboard the USS Ticonderoga that he has just been selected as a NASA astronaut, 1966. Six years later, when Evans returned from the moon on Apollo 17, he would be picked up by the same carrier after splashdown.

Naval aviator Ronald Evans is notified aboard the USS Ticonderoga that he has just been selected as a NASA astronaut, 1966. Six years later, when Evans returned from the moon on Apollo 17, he would be picked up by the same carrier after splashdown.

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    Awesomeness.
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    RIP.
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