On November 19, 1969, Bean, along with Apollo 12 commander Charles "Pete" Conrad, landed on the Ocean of Storms
Bean and Conrad made a pinpoint landing on terrain called the Ocean of Storms
, having descended in their lunar module from the capsule being flown in orbit by a third astronaut, Richard Gordon.
19, landing in a broad plain called the Ocean of Storms
. Gordon continued to circle the moon in the command module, the Yankee Clipper, looking down from 70 miles above.
Bean joined the crew as a lunar module pilot and landed on the satellite's "Ocean of Storms
" after flying some 250,000 miles in the cosmos.
1969: A second crew of astronauts lands on the Moon with the Apollo 12 mission to the Ocean of Storms
Early theories suggested the craggy outline of a region of the moon s surface known as Oceanus Procellarum, or the Ocean of Storms
, was caused by an asteroid impact.
Where would you find the Ocean of Storms
? Brittanic Olympic had a sister ship - was she called?
"Ocean of Storms
": No eyes ever saw the sea so high, so furious, so covered with foam./The wind didn't let us advance/or tack toward some cape./I lingered on that sea made of blood,/seething like a cauldron on a mighty fire.
Labeled arrows on the new image show where spacecraft parts still rest in a vast lunar lava plain dubbed the 'Ocean of Storms
Mark Coumbe, on third home Ocean Of Storms
, was suspended for one day (August 14) after the stewards found he had used his whip with excessive frequency.
Later in the year commander Charles Conrad Jnr and his team successfully completed a second mission, Apollo 12, to explore an area on the moon called Oceanus Procellarum (Ocean of Storms
I quickly learned my own way around the Moon--from the Straight Wall to the Straight Range, from the Sea of Crises to the Ocean of Storms
. With a detailed lunar map, I soon found such treats as Schroter's Valley, the Hyginus Nile, the towering Apennine Mountains, and the mysterious swirls that mark Reiner Gamma.