On the Apollo 12 mission rookie astronaut Alan Bean becomes the fourth person to walk on the moon.
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After returning to Earth in Episode 7 ("That's All There Is"), astronaut Dick Gordon comments, "I'd just like to go to PeTe's and get me some Cajun barbeque!" PeTe's was an actual Cajun barbeque restaurant on Texas State Highway 3, just outside of the entrance to Ellington Field, in Houston. See more
When Al Bean raises his outer reflective sun visor for a photograph, he also raises the inner visor. In actual moonwalks, this second inner visor would always be left down, as it protected the inner pressure helmet from micro-meteoroid impacts, and the wearer's face from UV rays. See more
And I realized, when you go through any endeavor, any journey, whether across town or to the moon and back, all that matters is that you share the experience with people you love. That's what makes life special. Because ultimately, that's all there is. That's really all there is.
Sh-Boom (Life Could Be a Dream)
Performed by The Chords
Written by James Keyes
, Carl Feaster
, Floyd McRae
and Claude Feaster
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
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