Alan Bean

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Birthday
15, 1932
Birthplace
Wheeler, TX
Death Date
May 26, 2018 (86)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
15, 1932
Birthplace
Wheeler, TX
Death Date
May 26, 2018 (86)

About

Astronaut-turned-painter who became the fourth person to walk on the moon as part of the Apollo 12 mission. He spent more than two months in outer space.

Before Fame

He earned a B.A. in aeronautical engineering in 1955 from the University of Texas at Austin.

Trivia

He was commander of the Skylab 3, the second manned mission to the Skylab space station.

Family Life

He married Leslie Bean; they raised two children together.

Associated With

He was joined on Apollo 12 by Pete Conrad, who was the third person to walk on the moon.