Alan Bean (1932–2018)

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Alan Bean first started out as a Navy Test Pilot, he flew over 5500 hours, and flew 27 different aircrafts. Alan Bean became an astronaut in 1963. But wasn't picked for any missions for sometime. It wasn't until fellow astronaut, Charles Conrad (aka Pete), asked him if he wanted to take part on Apollo 12 after the death of C.C. Williams, whom Bean... See full bio »


(age 86) in Houston, Texas, USA

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Capture the Flag Additional Crew
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The Wonder of it All Additional Crew


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 2000 Rocket's Red Glare (TV Movie)
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Other Works:

Grand Marshal, Tournament of Roses parade

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Alternate Names:

Alan L. Bean | Al Bean


5' 10" (1.78 m)


Sue Ragsdale  (divorced)  (2 children) | See more »

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Personal Quote:

This has got to be the most spectacular sight of the whole flight. You can't see the Earth. It's black just like the space. [on witnessing the sun eclipsed by the earth from the moon] See more »


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