He was an astronaut on the second manned mission to the moon and the fourth man to walk on its surface. Alan Bean, 85, is one of only 12 people to have taken “one small step for man and one giant leap for mankind” on the moon. The lunar module pilot was one of three crew members onboard Apollo 12 who walked on the moon 10 days after it launched on Nov. 14, 1969. The crew’s primary mission objectives included an extensive series of lunar exploration tasks by the lunar module and the deployment of the Apollo Lunar Surface Experiments Package to be left on the moon’s surface to gather seismic, scientific and engineering data. Bean has logged 1,671 hours and 45 minutes in space - 10 hours and 26
The Trump brood has been everywhere. We are constantly seeing photos of them on ski trips and in Washington, D.C. But before they became a major fixture in Washington, their childhood was well-documented in photos.
One of the world's biggest cruise lines has pulled a popular resort city from its itineraries because of concerns about violent crime in the area. Carnival Corporation’s Holland America line runs eight different cruises that stop in Mexican locations, but it has now scrapped Acapulco from its itineraries for both 2017 and 2018 due to rising security fears. Holland America released a statement Wednesday which read, “Due to recent security concerns, Holland America Line has replaced calls at Acapulco, Mexico, with alternative Mexican ports on eight scheduled 2017/2018 cruises. “Itineraries include seven Panama Canal [sailings] and one South America cruise. “Guests on affected cruises have been
A new crackdown on immigration fraud schemes was announced Thursday by Los Angeles city and county officials.
Joshua Eccles is being praised on Facebook after helping a lemon shark that persistently swam toward him in what appeared to be an attempt to ask for help. Eccles was diving with Emerald Charters off Jupiter, Florida, on Wednesday when the encounter with the lemon shark occurred. He told WPTV of West Palm Beach that the shark was nudging and bumping him, as if signaling something was wrong. Eccles felt compelled to check the shark over and spotted something protruding from its belly. Chris Maddeford of Emerald Charters captured footage of what happened next: It took two tries, but Eccles finally removed a huge, rusty hook from the lemon shark, earning him accolades from online commenters. “Awesome!”