TODAY IN HISTORY: On April 16, 1972, the Apoll…

TODAY IN HISTORY: On April 16, 1972, the Apollo 16 astronauts John Young, Charlie Duke, and Ken Mattingly began their voyage to the Moon, the next-to-last mission of the Apollo era. The trip that lasted 11 days, 1 hour, and 51 minutes, ending at 2:45 PM EST on April 27.