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October 7, 1995
Apollo 12's Lunar Module Descends
Kennedy Space Centre, Richard Gordan
A few months after
Apollo 11's historic
with commander Charles Conrad Jr., Command Module pilot Richard Gordan, and
Lunar Module pilot Alan Bean returned for more geographic and scientific
exploration. Gordan took the above picture from the Command Module, where
he stayed during the mission, while Conrad and Bean in the Lunar Module
descend to the
surface, where they landed, collected samples and conducted scientific
Tomorrow's picture: Apollo 12 Visits Surveyor 3
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