Gemini 7 Returns to Earth
April 9, 2003
Astronauts Frank Borman, command pilot, and James A. Lovell Jr., pilot, sit in life raft while awaiting pickup by a helicopter from the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Wasp. The three man Navy frogman team attached the flotation collar to increase the spacecraft's buoyancy prior to recovery.
Topics: Gemini 7, Jim Lovell, Gemini program, Disaster Accident, Environment, Splashdown, Frank Borman, Gemini 8