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The Apollo Program

Apollo 12

Apollo 12 patch
Charles Conrad, Jr., commander
Richard F. Gordon, command module pilot
Alan L. Bean, lunar module pilot

Launched: 14 November 1969
Landed on Moon: 19 November 1969 in the
Oceanus Procellarum (Ocean of Storms)
Returned to Earth: 24 November 1969

The second mission in which humans walked on the Moon. Commander Charles P. "Pete" Conrad and Alan L. Bean set up scientific experiments, took photographs and collected lunar samples.

Space is our Future!
The Apollo 12 Prime Crew Photo by Nasa

PHOTO: The Apollo 12 Prime Crew Portrait of the prime crew of the Apollo 12 lunar landing mission. From left to right they are: Commander, Charles "Pete" Conrad Jr. Command Module pilot, Richard F. Gordon Jr. and Lunar Module pilot, Alan L.Bean. The Apollo 12 mission was the second lunar landing mission in which the third and fourth American astronauts set foot upon the Moon. This mission was highlighted by the Lunar Module nicknamed "Intrepid" landing within a few hundred yards of a Surveyor probe which was sent to the Moon in April of 1967 on a mapping mission as a precursor to landing.