Eleventh manned mission in the Apollo program. Sixth and last mission to land on the moon.
- Launched: December 7, 1972 (first night launch)
- Returned: December 19, 1972
- Crew members: Gene Cernan, commander; Ron Evans, command module pilot; Harrison Schmitt, lunar module pilot.
- Command module: America
- Lunar module: Challenger
- Landed: December 11, 1972
- Lunar landing site: 20.2 N, 30.8 E -- Taurus-Littrow
- On surface: 3 days 3.0 hours
- Lunar EVA: 22.1 hours (7.2 + 7.6 + 7.3)
- Samples: 110.5 kg
A J-class mission, featuring the Lunar Rover. Schmitt, a geologist, was the first scientist on the moon.