Thus Far, Only 12 Men Ever Walked On The Moon

Based on the reference listed at the below this post and up to today, only 24 people, all man had been to the Moon. And out of this 24 people only 12 had walked on the Moon. The table below summaries the 24 astronauts and the respective Apollo Mission No .

At the point of writing this post. Of the 12 men who walked on the Moon, only 4 are alive today. As of the 24 men who went to the Moon, 12 of them are still alive today. Most are now in the mid eighties.

NASA’s 24 Apollo Astronauts Who Had Been To The Moon Including The 12 That Walked On The Moon


Apollo Mission NoPositionAstronautsOfficial NASA PhotoRemarks
Apollo8 - Non Landing
First manned flight
to Moon; CSM made
10 lunar orbits in
20 hours.
Mission Dates:
Dec 21–27, 1968
CommanderFrank F. Borman, IIFrank_BormanBorn March 14, 1928 (age 90)
CM Pilot James A. "Jim" Lovell, Jr.Jim_LovellBorn March 25, 1928 (age 90)
LM Pilot William A. AndersWilliam_AndersBorn October 17, 1933 (age 84)
Apollo10 - Non Landing
Dress rehearsal for
first lunar landing;
flew LM down to
50,000 feet (15 km)
from lunar surface.
Mission Dates:
May 18–26, 1969
CommanderThomas P. StaffordThomas_StaffordBorn September 17, 1930 (age 87)
CM Pilot John W. YoungJohn_W._YoungBorn September 24, 1930
Died January 5,2018
(aged 87)
LM Pilot Eugene A. CernanEugene CernanBorn March 14, 1934
Died January 16, 2017
(aged 82)
Apollo 11 - Landing.
First manned landing,
in Tranquility Base,
Sea of Tranquility.
Surface EVA time: 2:31 hr.
Mission Dates:
Jul 16–24, 1969
CommanderNeil ArmstrongNeil_Armstrong_poseFirst man to step on
the Moon.
Born August 5, 1930
Died August 25, 2012 (aged 82)
CM Pilot Michael CollinsMichael_collinsBorn October 31, 1930 (age 87)
LM Pilot Buzz AldrinBuzz AldrinThe second man to
step on the Moon.
Born January 20, 1930 (age 88)
Apollo 12 - Landing.
Second landing, in
Ocean of Storms near
Surveyor 3 .
Surface EVA time: 7:45 hr.
Mission Dates:
Nov 14–24, 1969
CommanderCharles "Pete" Conrad Jr.Conrad-cThird man to walk on
the Moon.
Born June 2, 1930
Died July 8, 1999
(aged 69)
CM Pilot Richard.F.Gordon Jr.RichardFGordonBorn October 5, 1929
Died November 6, 2017 (aged 88)
LM Pilot Alan L BeanAlan L BeanFourth man to walk on
the Moon.
Born March 15, 1932
Died May 26, 2018
(aged 86)
Apollo 14 - Landing
Third landing, in Fra Mauro
formation, located northeast
of the Sea of Storms.
Surface EVA time: 9:21 hr.
Mission Dates:
Jan 31 – Feb 9, 1971
CommanderAlan B. Shepard, Jr.Alan-shepardFifth man to walk on
the Moon.
Born November 18, 1923
Died July 21, 1998
(aged 74)
CM Pilot Stuart A. RoosaStuart_Allen_RoosaBorn August 16, 1933
Died December 12, 1994
(aged 61)
LM Pilot Edgar D. MitchellEdgar_MitchellNo 6 man to walk
on the Moon
Born September 17, 1930
Died February 4, 2016
(aged 85)
Apollo 15 - Landing
First Extended LM and
rover, landed in
Hadley-Apennine,
located near the
Sea of Showers/Rains.
Surface EVA time:18:33 hr.
Mission Dates:
Jul 26 – Aug 7, 1971
CommanderDavid R. ScottDave_ScottThe seventh man
to walk on the Moon.
Born June 6, 1932
(age 86)
CM Pilot Alfred M. WordenAl_WordenBorn February 7, 1932
(age 86)
LM Pilot James B. IrwinJim_IrwinNo 8th man to walk
on the Moon.
Born March 17, 1930
Died August 8, 1991
(aged 61)
Apollo 16 - Landing
Landed in Plain of
Descartes. Surface
EVA time: 20:14 hr.
Mission Dates:
Apr 16–27, 1972
CommanderJohn W. YoungJohn_W._YoungNinth man to walk on
the Moon.
Born September 24, 1930
Died January 5, 2018
(aged 87)
CM Pilot Thomas K. Mattingly IIKen_MattinglyBorn March 17, 1936
(age 82)
LM Pilot Charles M. Duke, Jr.Charles_Moss_Duke_JrTenth man to walk
on the Moon.
Born October 3, 1935
(age 82)
Apollo 17 - Landing
Only Saturn V night launch.
Landed
in Taurus-Littrow.
First geologist on
the Moon.
Final manned
Moon landing.
Surface EVA
time: 22:02 hr.
Mission Dates:
Dec 7–19, 1972
CommanderEugene A. CernanCernanEleventh man to walk
on the Moon.
Born March 14, 1934
Died January 16, 2017
(aged 82)
CM Pilot Ronald E. EvansRonald_EvansBorn November 10, 1933
Died April 7, 1990
(aged 56)
LM Pilot Harrison H. SchmittHarrison_SchmittThe twelfth man to walk
on the Moon.
A geologist by training
thereby making him the
first and
only professional scientist
to have visited the
Moon
Born July 3, 1935
(age 83)


Reference resources:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Apollo_astronauts

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apollo_program

https://www.space.com/17317-nasa-apollo-moon-astronauts.html


 

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