If the guidance failed or started to stray or went somewhere we didn't like or the ground didn't like, I could flip a switch, and I could control seven, over seven and a half million pounds of thrust with this handle and fly the thing to the Moon myself.

Gene Cernan

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Author Profession: Astronaut
Nationality: American
Born: March 14, 1934
Died: January 16, 2017

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