Apollo 12 Crew Arrive Safely on Rescue Ship
May 4, 2003
U.S.S. Hornet crewmen are greeted by the crew of the Apollo 12 lunar landing mission as the three astronauts are transfered from a U.S. Navy helicopter to a Mobile Quarantine Facility (MQF) aboard the prime recovery vessel. Charles Conrad Jr., right, commander; Richard F. Gordon Jr., command module pilot, left front; and Alan L. Bean, lunar module pilot splashed down safely at 2:58 p.m., November 24, 1969.
Topics: Disaster Accident, Mobile Quarantine Facility, Apollo 12, Apollo program, Apollo Command/Service Module, USS Hornet, Apollo Lunar Module, Moon landing, Apollo 1, Apollo 11, Pete Conrad, Alan Bean, Apollo spacecraft