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  • Aviator, Apollo Astronaut, Artist: Alan Bean passes away at 86

    Jason RhianMay 26th, 2018

    Alan Bean, a U.S. Navy test pilot who would go on to become an Apollo and Skylab astronaut and one of just 12 men to walk on the Moon, has died at the Houston Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas. His death marks the passing of the last crew member who comprised humanity's second crewed trip to the Moon - Apollo 12.