All things considered, it was pretty ironic that Apollo 12 was headed for an area of the Moon known as the Ocean of Storms. Pete Conrad, Dick Gordon and Alan Bean launched into thundery skies in November 1969 and less than a minute later were struck by not one, but two bolts of lightning.
Flamboyant and wise-cracking Pete Conrad was never one to back down from a challenge. So when a journalist questioned the free-will of the astronaut corps, he just couldn't refuse.
Have you ever started to think that maybe a certain piece of technology has it in for you? The thought must have crossed the mind of Apollo 12 astronaut Alan Bean, as he struggled with cameras throughout the mission.