Goals: Explore and sample the materials and surface features at Taurus-Littrow, set up and activate experiments on the lunar surface for long-term relay of data, conduct inflight experiments and photographic tasks.
Commander: Eugene A. Cernan
Lunar module (Challenger) pilot: Harrison H. Schmitt
Command module (America) pilot: Ronald E. Evans
Landing site: Taurus-Littrow
Accomplishments: Collected the oldest known unshocked lunar rock, which suggests that the moon had a dynamo-generated magnetic field in its past; collected "orange soil" containing volcanic glass from an explosive eruption; deployed or conducted scientific experiments.