Apollo 12 astronauts, 1969.
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Charles Conrad - Commander, Richard Gordon - Command Module pilot and Alan Bean - Lunar Module pilot, are pictured in front of a boiler plate training Apollo Command Module. Apollo 12, the second manned lunar landing mision, was launched on 14th November 1969. It landed on the area of the Moon's surface known as the Ocean of Storms, very near an earlier unmanned probe, Surveyor 3, which was visited on the mision.