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Apollo 12 astronaut Alan Bean stands by the Su…

Apollo 12 astronaut Alan Bean stands by the Surveyor III probe with the lunar module in the background. Photo by Pete Conrad, November 20, 1969.

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Anaglyph stereo view of Apollo 12 astronaut Pe…

Anaglyph stereo view of Apollo 12 astronaut Pete Conrad on the Moon near the rim of the Surveyor Crater, November 20, 1969, courtesy of Ulrich Lotzmann/NASA.

November 20, 1969 – The Apollo 12 lunar module…

November 20, 1969 – The Apollo 12 lunar module ascends from the surface of the Moon to rendezvous with the command module.

20 YEARS AGO TODAY: The Space Shuttle Columbia roars into space…

20 YEARS AGO TODAY: The Space Shuttle Columbia roars into space on 19 November 1997.

ON THIS DAY: Apollo 16 astronauts John Young and Charlie Duke…

ON THIS DAY: Apollo 16 astronauts John Young and Charlie Duke evaluate equipment configuration on a lunar rover mock-up, 19 November 1970.

Apollo 12 space pioneer Alan Bean on the Moon, November 19,…

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

MOONWALK 1969 – The Moon, November 19, 1969. Apollo 12…

MOONWALK 1969 – The Moon, November 19, 1969. Apollo 12 astronauts Pete Conrad and Alan Bean become the third and fourth men to walk on the Moon, taking a couple more giant leaps for mankind.

November 19, 1969 – Apollo 12 astronaut Alan Bean climbs down…

November 19, 1969 – Apollo 12 astronaut Alan Bean climbs down from the lunar lander to the surface of the Moon. Photo by Pete Conrad.

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November 18, 2009 – The Space Shuttle Atlantis during mission…

November 18, 2009 – The Space Shuttle Atlantis during mission STS-129, seen from the International Space Station during a survey of the orbiter prior to docking.

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Happy Birthday to astronaut Alan Shepard (November 18, 1923-July…

Happy Birthday to astronaut Alan Shepard (November 18, 1923-July 21, 1998). Seen here in his Project Mercury days, photographed by Ralph Morse for LIFE magazine.