The space shuttle Discovery just landed for the last time. While it isn’t the Saturn 5 rocket, it has logged 27 years and almost 150,000 miles in space. That’s more than anything we’ve flown since the 1970s.
Here’s a retrospective on Discovery’s last mission.
Of course, each lunar module traveled over three times the distance that Discovery did in its entire career. I’m with Neil DeGrasse Tyson: let’s *leave* Earth orbit again and go to other worlds! :-)