TIL Apollo 17 Astronaut Harrison Schmitt and other scientists strongly advocated Tsiolkovskiy crater on the far side of the Moon as the landing site of Apollo 17. It possesses high, terraced inner walls and a well-formed central peak rising 3200m but NASA vetoed the idea as too risky

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