Apollo 4 Spacecraft Charred Heat Shield
April 22, 2003
Closeup view of the charred heat shield of the Apollo Spacecraft 017 Command Module aboard the U.S.S. Bennington. The damage was caused by the extreme heat of reentry.
Topics: Disaster Accident, Health Medical Pharma, Environment, Other, Space, Human spaceflight, Space exploration, Apollo 4, Reentry capsule, Apollo Command/Service Module, Atmospheric reentry, Apollo spacecraft, Apollo program, Manned spacecraft, Spaceflight, Exploration of the Moon