Charles Conrad Climbs Out After Splashdown
April 14, 2003
Astronaut Charles Conrad Jr., command pilot of the Gemini 11 space mission, climbs from the spacecraft minutes after splashdown. Astronaut Richard F. Gordon Jr., pilot, still has his hatch closed. The U.S. Navy frogman team attached a flotation collar to the spacecraft.
Topics: Environment, Disaster Accident, Splashdown, Gemini 11, Gemini program, Gemini 9A, Project Gemini, Pete Conrad