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Alan Bean Takes Lunar Soil Sample
Alan Bean Takes Lunar Soil Sample

Apollo 12 astronaut Alan Bean holds a special environmental sample container filled with lunar soil collected during his sojourn on the lunar surface. A Hasselblad camera is mounted on the chest of his spacesuit. Pete Conrad, who took this image, is reflected in Bean's helmet visor, Nov. 20, 1969.

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