Category: alan bean

Apollo art by Erich Fuchs, Robert McCall, Davis Meltzer, and Alan Bean.

“The Eagle Is Headed Home” by Alan Bean, 1983.

Space art by Alan Bean, Ken Hodges, Craig Kavafes, and Ron Miller.

Apollo 16 astronaut John Young on the Moon, painted by Alan Bean, 1984. (The artist knew a thing or two about this subject.)

1989 self-portrait by Apollo 12 astronaut Alan Bean, recalling his experience “almost flying” as he walked on the Moon, November 19-20, 1969.

November 20, 1969 — Apollo 12 astronaut Alan Bean holds a special environmental sample container filled with lunar soil. A Hasselblad camera is mounted on the chest of his spacesuit. Pete Conrad, who took this image, can be seen in Bean’s helmet visor. (NASA)

Apollo 12 astronaut Alan Bean on the Moon, November 19, 1969.

(NASA)

Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Armstrong loads rocks into the lunar module, as painted by Apollo 12 moonwalker Alan Bean in 1985.

Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Armstrong on the Moon, July 20, 1969. Painted by Apollo 12 moonwalker Alan Bean in 1985.

August 18, 1973 – Astronaut Alan Bean takes flight as he tests the Automatically Stabilized Maneuvering Unit (ASMU) in the forward dome area of the Orbital Workshop on the Skylab space station. The dome area is 22 feet in diameter and 19 feet in height. (NASA)