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Rescue of Apollo 12 Spacecraft
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Rescue of Apollo 12 Spacecraft

May 4, 2003
A U.S. Navy underwater demolition team swimmer assists the Apollo 12 crew during recovery operations in the Pacific. In the life raft are Astronauts Charles Conrad Jr. (facing camera), commander; Richard F. Gordon Jr., (in the middle), command module pilot; and Alan L. Bean (nearest camera), lunar module pilot. The Apollo 12 splashdown occured at 2:58 p.m., November 24, 1969 near American Samoa.


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