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Anne Arundel 100
Painting the Moon from Memory--Astronaut Alum Captures his Time in Space
Written by Steven T. Smith ’95
Apollo 12 astronaut and former St. Mary’s student Alan Bean holds a sample container of lunar soil during a trip to the moon November 20, 1969. Fellow astronaut Pete Conrad, who took this image, is reflected in Bean’s helmet.