Retired NASA astronaut Eugene Cernan, the last man to walk on the Moon, has died at the age of 82.

Cernan, who was Commander of the Apollo 17 lunar mission, logged 566 hours and 15 minutes in space.

Of this, more than 73 hours were spent on the surface of the Moon.

Apollo 17 was the last manned mission to the Moon, with the mission ending on 19 December 1972.