Alan Bean

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 Astronaut Alan L Bean holds a special environmental sample container filled with lunar soil collected during the Apollo 12 mission in this Nasa handout photo from November 19th, 1969. File photograph: Nasa/Handout/Reuters

US astronaut Alan Bean, the fourth person to walk on the Moon, has died. A statement released by Nasa and family members said Bean died on Saturday (...)

Gene Cernan, who walked on the moon in December 1972

The Apollo astronaut mentioned in the title is Gene Cernan, who walked on the moon in December 1972 and left his footprints and his daughter’s initial(...)