Astronaut Alan Bean: what are the van Allen radiation belts?

The fourth man to have allegedly walked on the Moon.

This video shows a journalist asking Apollo 12 astronaut Alan Bean if he experienced any problems passing through the Van Allen radiation belts. The shocking answer of Alan Bean speaks for itself. "I'm not sure we went far enough out to encounter the van Allen radiation belt, maybe we did."

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