BirthdayMarch 15, 1932
BirthplaceWheeler, USA

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Alan Bean

    Full name: Alan Bean
    Also known as: Alan LaVern Bean, Alan Bean, Alan L. Bean, Bean, Alan, Bean, Alan LaVern
    Professions: Actor, Writer, Miscellaneous Crew

  2. Alan Bean Measurements

    Height: 5' 10" (1.78 m)

  3. Alan Bean Known for

    For All Mankind (1989), The Other Side of the Moon (1990), The Wonder of It All (2007), In the Shadow of the Moon (2007)

  4. Alan Bean Biography

    Alan LaVern Bean (born March 15, 1932) is a former NASA astronaut and currently a painter. Bean was selected to become an astronaut by NASA in 1963 as part of Astronaut Group 3. He made his first flight into space aboard Apollo 12, the second manned mission to land on the Moon, at the age of thirty-seven years in November 1969. During this mission, Bean became the fourth person to walk on the Moon. He made his second and final flight into space on the Skylab 3 mission in 1973, the second manned mission to the Skylab space station. After retiring from the United States Navy in 1975 and NASA in 1981, Bean pursued his interest in painting, depicting various space-related scenes and documenting his own experiences in space as well as that of his fellow Apollo Program astronauts.

  5. Alan Bean Family

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