Art That’s Out of This World

An astronaut’s art takes off:

Alan Bean is one of just 12 men to have walked on the moon.

In 1969 he spent nearly eight hours on the lunar surface as an astronaut aboard Apollo 12. Since then, he has been trying to recapture the experience through art.

From the BBC

On Thursday, the largest ever exhibit of his paintings will open at the Air and Space Museum in Washington DC. He gave this first person account from his hometown of Houston, Texas.