Apollo 7 Recovery Operations
April 23, 2003
A member of the Apollo 7 crew is hoisted up to a recovery helicopter from the U.S.S. Essex during recovery operations. The Apollo 7 spacecraft splashed down at 7:11 a.m., October 22, 1968, approximately 200 nautical miles south-southwest of Bermuda.
Topics: Disaster Accident, Apollo spacecraft, Apollo 7, Apollo program, Bermuda, Environment, Apollo 11, Splashdown