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gusgrissom: The (shoeless) crew of Apollo 12 w…

gusgrissom:

The (shoeless) crew of Apollo 12 with a training model of their spacecraft, April 1969

(8 Sept. 1969) — High-angle view at Laun…

(8 Sept. 1969) — High-angle view at Launch Complex 39, Kennedy Space Center (KSC), showing the Apollo 12 (Spacecraft 108/ Lunar Module 6/ Saturn 507) space vehicle leaving the Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) on the way to Pad A. The Saturn V stack and its mobile launch tower are atop a huge crawler-transporter. Apollo 12 is scheduled as the second lunar landing mission. The crew will be astronauts Charles Conrad Jr., commander; Richard F. Gordon Jr., command module pilot; and Alan L. Bean, lunar module pilot.

(14-24 Nov. 1969) — The Apollo 12 Lunar …

(14-24 Nov. 1969) — The Apollo 12 Lunar Module (LM), in a lunar landing configuration, is photographed in lunar orbit from the Command and Service Modules (CSM). The coordinates of the center of the lunar surface shown in picture are 4.5 degrees west longitude and 7 degrees south latitude. The largest crater in the foreground is Ptolemaeus; and the second largest is Herschel. Aboard the LM were astronauts Charles Conrad Jr., commander; and Alan L. Bean, lunar module pilot. Astronaut Richard R. Gordon Jr., command module pilot, remained with the CSM in lunar orbit while Conrad and Bean descended in the LM to explore the surface of the moon.

(22 Oct. 1969) — Astronaut Richard F. Go…

(22 Oct. 1969) — Astronaut Richard F. Gordon Jr., Apollo 12 command module pilot, participates in simulation training at the Kennedy Space Center (KSC). Apollo 12 will be the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) second lunar landing mission. The other two crew men are astronauts Charles Conrad Jr., commander; and Alan L. Bean, lunar module pilot.

(19 Nov. 1969) — Astronaut Charles Conra…

(19 Nov. 1969) — Astronaut Charles Conrad Jr., commander of the Apollo 12 lunar landing mission, stands at the Module Equipment Stowage Assembly (MESA) on the Lunar Module (LM) following the first Apollo 12 extravehicular activity (EVA) on the lunar surface. The erectable S-band antenna is already deployed at right. The carrier for the Apollo Lunar Hand Tools (ALHT) is near Conrad. While astronauts Conrad and Alan L. Bean, lunar module pilot, descended in the LM to explore the lunar surface, astronaut Richard F. Gordon Jr., command module pilot, remained with the Command and Service Modules (CSM) in lunar orbit.

(24 Nov. 1969) — Rear Admiral Donald C….

(24 Nov. 1969) — Rear Admiral Donald C. David, Commander, Manned Spacecraft Recovery Force, Pacific, welcomes the crew of the Apollo 12 lunar landing mission aboard the USS Hornet, prime recovery vessel for the mission. A color guard was also on hand for the welcoming ceremonies. Inside the Mobile Quarantine Facility (MQF) are (left to right) astronauts Charles Conrad Jr., commander; Richard F. Gordon Jr., command module pilot; and Alan L. Bean, lunar module pilot.

(1969) — The Apollo 12 spacecraft (Comma…

(1969) — The Apollo 12 spacecraft (Command and Service Modules 108/Lunar Module 6) arrives at the Kennedy Space Center’s Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) during preflight preparations. The spacecraft had just been moved from the Manned Spacecraft Operations Building.

Astronauts of Apollo Missions Part 2/2 

Astronauts of Apollo Missions Part 2/2 

lightthiscandle:

lightthiscandle:

Dick Gordon as a high school senior, a naval aviator, and an astronaut.

gusgrissom: Geno and Dick at Spacefest in 2016…

gusgrissom:

Geno and Dick at Spacefest in 2016 (via Facebook)