Edgar Mitchell is now the fifth person to pass away after walking on the lunar surface. What became of America's Moon walkers?
Edgar Mitchell passed away on Feb. 4, 2016 on the eve of the 45th anniversary of his moonwalk in 1971. His passing made Mitchell the fifth moon walker to die since the Apollo project ended. In all, 12 people, all astronauts from NASA, walked on the lunar surface 1969 and 1972.