12 April 1969, The Apollo 12 crew C. Conrad, R. Gordon and A. Bean.
WASHINGTON (Reuter) - On Thursday, the US Space Agency appointed three naval officers as crew of the Apollo 12, which is to carry out the second landing on the moon. They are Charles Conrad, Richard Gordon and Alan Bean. The second moon flight must take place four to six months after the landing attempt on the moon, with the Apollo 11. The launch of the Apollo 11 is scheduled for July.
The Apollo 12 simulation of landing the capsule on the moon looked almost real. Today the American astronauts Conrad, Gordon and Bean start their lunar journey, if all goes well The Apollo will be launched at 5.22 pm.