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Astronaut, Artist Alan Bean, Dead At 86

Sad news this Memorial Day weekend as my favorite NASA astronaut, Alan Bean, died at the age of 86. He was the fourth man to step upon the surface of the Moon during the Apollo 12 mission. His second, and last trip into space was as mission commander for one of the crews of Skylab, America′s first space station. A distinguished Naval aviator and engineer, Alan LaVern Bean turned his experiences into art, painting incredibly beautiful scenes of space exploration. He died Saturday in his home in Houston, Texas, falling seriously ill after a recent trip to Fort Wayne, Indiana.



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