Captain Alan Bean, Apollo 12 Lunar Module Pilot, became the fourth man in history to set foot on the moon. As Commander of Skylab Mission II, he lived 59 days in space, 270 miles above our planet Earth. Under his leadership, his crew accomplished 150% of their pre-mission goals - a record unsurpassed before or since. During his career as an astronaut, Alan Bean helped establish 11 world records in aeronautics and space. He was awarded two NASA Distinguished Service Medals and two Navy Distinguished Service Medals. He also has received the Robert J. Collier Trophy, the Yuri Gagarin Gold Medal and numerous other National and International honours.
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