Get closer than ever before with some of our science and space exploration learning center’s artifacts and exhibits in our video series, “History Up Close.” Today, we are exploring the Apollo 17 command module.

One of three flown spacecraft in Space Center Houston’s permanent collection, the Apollo 17 command module is on display in Starship Gallery.

Dubbed “America,” it was part of the final Apollo mission to land on the lunar surface, carrying astronauts Gene Cernan, Ronald Evans and Harrison Schmitt to the Moon and back.

Learn more about Apollo 17