Apollo 13 Spacecraft During Recovery
May 5, 2003
Crewmen aboard the U.S.S. Iwo Jima, prime recovery ship for the Apollo 13 mission, hoist the Command Module aboard ship. The Apollo 13 crewmen were already aboard the Iwo Jima when this photograph was taken. The Apollo 13 spacecraft splashed down at 12:07:44 p.m., April 17, 1970 in the South Pacific Ocean.
Topics: Environment, Apollo 13, Apollo 1, Apollo program, South Pacific ocean, USS Iwo Jima, Iwo Jima, Apollo 17, Apollo spacecraft