When Alan Bean walked on the surface of the Moon, his daughter looked on from planet Earth.
What was that like for a young girl growing up in the Houston at the height of the Space Race? What was Alan Bean, the fourth man to walk on the Moon like as a dad? How does it feel when your dad's rocket is hit by lightning just after take off? All this and much more in this episode of The Cosmic Shed podcast.
Amy Bean with her Moonwalking Dad Alan Bean. Photo credit: Amy Bean.
Alan Bean was the Lunar Module Pilot of Apollo 12 and the fourth man to walk on the moon. He was the commander of Skylab 3, spending 59 days in orbit around the Earth and became an artist. Listen to his daughter share her story and the story of her father, the first artist to set foot on another world.
Alan Bean - The First Artist in Space.