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Click to enlargeApollo 12 Bean Surveyor 3 Photo

Apollo 12 Bean Surveyor 3
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Date Taken: 11/20/1969

Alan L. Bean, Lunar Module pilot, examines the unmanned Surveyor III spacecraft during the second extravehicular activity (EVA-2). The Lunar Module (LM) "Intrepid" is in the right background. This picture was taken by astronaut Charles Conrad Jr., Apollo 12 Commander. The "Intrepid" landed on the Moon's Ocean of Storms only 600 feet from Surveyor III. The television camera and several other components were taken from Surveyor III and brought back to earth for scientific analysis. Surveyor III soft-landed on the Moon on April 19, 1967.

Credits: JSC/NASA


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