Artist Concept of Parachute Deployment During Splashdown
April 22, 2003
Artist concept illustrating the drogue chute deployment as the Apollo Command Module returns to earth from a mission to the moon. The droge chutes serve to orient the Command Module properly for main chute deployment.
Topics: Technology Internet, Environment, Parachuting, Apollo program, Manned spacecraft, Pilot chute, Apollo Command/Service Module, Pad Abort Test-2, Drogue parachute, Parachute, Moon landing, Apollo spacecraft, Exploration of the Moon, Splashdown, concept, artist