Recovery of Apollo 9 Spacecraft
April 28, 2003
Aerial view of an Apollo 9 crewman egressing the command module onto a life raft after splashdown in the Atlantic recovery area and a successful ten-day, earth-orbital space mission. Navy divers have already attached a flotation collar to the command module and are assisting with recovery operations.
Topics: Apollo program, Human spaceflight, Space exploration, Environment, Splashdown, Apollo Command/Service Module, Apollo 9, Apollo 11, Apollo 10, Apollo spacecraft, Spaceflight