CRATERS OF THE MOON: The volcanic lava beds of Southern Idaho are a desolate stretch of some 63 extinct or dormant volcanoes, craters and cinder cones with an eerie semblance to a moonscape. It was here, on August 22 1969, that Apollo 14 astronauts Alan Shepard, Edgar Mitchell, Joe Engle, and Eugene Cernan arrived to learn the basics of volcanic geology in preparation for trips to the moon. This autographed photo evokes the cool star power of pioneers from another era.

We leave now as we once came,
with peace and with hope for all mankind.

EUGENE CERNAN
the last words spoken on the moon at the end of the Apollo 17 mission

Read more here: http://www.nps.gov/crmo/historyculture/astronauts.htm

Many thanks to +Gnotic Pasta who gave me the link and is a fantastic source on all things Idaho (other than potato farms).
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