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Charles Moss "Charlie" Duke Jr. (born October 3, 1935), (Brig Gen, USAF, Ret.), is an American former astronaut, retired U.S. Air Force officer and test pilot. As Lunar Module Pilot for Apollo 16 in 1972, he became the tenth and youngest person to walk on the Moon.

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Two months after I got out of test pilot school, I saw an advert that said NASA was recruiting more ...

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Of course, mankind would not have landed on the Moon in 1969, were it not for two things: conquered ...

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I think a Moon base is not necessary to get to Mars, but I think it will be helpful. It would give y ...

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My walk on the moon lasted three days. My walk with God will last forever.

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Roger, Tranquility. Be advised there are lots of smiling faces in this room and all over the world. ...

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Roger, Tranquility. We copy you on the ground. You've got a bunch of guys about to turn blue. We're ...

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The only time I had what you would call life-threatening fear was when I was on the Moon. Towards th ...

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I think the future of lunar bases has to be somewhere around the South or North Pole. You have less ...

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Roger, we're go on that alarm

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Buzz Aldrin doesn't think we need to go back to the Moon - that we should go straight on to Mars. I' ...

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Roger, we copy. It was beautiful from here, Tranquility. Over.

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The Moon was the most spectacularly beautiful desert you could ever imagine. Unspoilt. Untouched. It ...

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We've been to the Moon nine times. Why would we fake it nine times, if we faked it?

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I'm proud to be an American, I'll tell you. What a program and what a place and what an experience.

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I was able to look out the window to see this incredible sight of the whole circle of the Earth. Oce ...

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