Rescue Ship for Apollo 12 -- U.S.S. Hornet
May 4, 2003
U.S.S. Hornet, prime recovery vessel for the Apollo 12 lunar landing mission, moves toward the Apollo 12 Command Module to retrieve the spacecraft. A helicopter from the recovery ship, which took part in the recovery operations, hovers over the scene of the splashdown.
Topics: Disaster Accident, Environment, Splashdown, Apollo 12, Apollo program, Apollo Command/Service Module, USS Hornet, Apollo 1, Apollo 17, Apollo spacecraft