A portrait of astronaut Ron Evans, 1933-1990, who commanded the pilot ship during the flight of Apollo 17 to the moon in December 1972. Born in St. Francis, Kansas, Evans graduated from Highland Park High School in Topeka, Kansas. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Kansas in 1956, and a Master of Science degree in Aeronautical Engineering from the U. S. Naval Postgraduate School in 1964.
Date: Between 1971 and 1972
Item Number: 779
Call Number: B Evans, Ron *1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 779
Business and Industry - Occupations/Professions - Astronauts
Business and Industry - Occupations/Professions - Pilots
Collections - Photograph
Date - 1970s
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Photograph
People - Notable Kansans - Evans, Ronald E.
Thematic Time Period - The Sixties and Vietnam, 1961 - 1975
Transportation - Aeronautics
Type of Material - Photographs