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Photo-as12-47-6921
Apollo Imagery
Astronaut Charles Conrad Jr.
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AS12-47-6921 (19 Nov. 1969) --- Astronaut Charles Conrad Jr., commander of the Apollo 12 lunar landing mission, aligns the antenna on the Central Station of the Apollo Lunar Surface Experiments Package (ALSEP) during the first Apollo 12 extravehicular activity (EVA). This photograph was taken by astronaut Alan L. Bean, lunar module pilot. The ALSEP's Lunar Surface Magnetometer (LSM) is in the foreground. In the center background near Conrad are other components of ALSEP. Astronaut Richard F. Gordon Jr., command module pilot, remained with the Apollo 12 Command and Service Module (CSM) in lunar orbit while Conrad and Bean descended to explore the moon.

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