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Apollo 12, Astronaut Alan Bean on the Moon

The American flag is planted on the surface of the moon
Description: Painting, Watercolor on Paper; by George Sottung; 1967; Unframed Dimensions 16H X 12W
Accession #: 88-162-UU
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As the fourth man to walk on the moon, Alan Bean served as the lunar module pilot on Apollo 12. During his time on the moon he collected rock samples and installed equipment to measure the moon’s seismic activity and magnetic field. 

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  • Space Exploration
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  • Art
Wars & Conflicts
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