On Nov. 14, 1969, NASA's Apollo 12 launched the second mission to land humans on the moon.
Riding aboard the Saturn V rocket were commander Pete Conrad, lunar module pilot Alan Bean and command module pilot Richard Gordon. They launched on a mission to the moon's "Ocean of Storms" where they conducted a pinpoint mission to land near NASA's old Surveyor 3 probe.
As NASA celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 12 mission, here's a video look back at the amazing spaceflight.
Ep.1: Stormy Launch to the Ocean of Storms
Apollo 12's lightning charged launch surprises crew, controllers and cameramen. But were critical parts of the spacecraft damaged? Would Conrad, Gordon and Bean make it back?
Ep.2: Land and Deliver
Conrad and Bean's precision landing proves the moon can be permanently inhabited. But how did Earth's natural satellite come to be? Apollo 12's crew sets about finding the answer.
Ep.3: Survey Trip to Surveyor 3
Bean and Conrad have to fight their moon-suits, as they trek out across a dusty crater to retrieve pieces of the Surveyor 3, which landed 2 1/2 years before Apollo 12.
Ep.4: There and Back Again
No it wasn't a perfect mission. But it was truly amazing.
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