Apollo 14 Approaching Splashdown
May 5, 2003
The Apollo 14 Command Module, with Astronauts Alan B. Shepard JR., Stuart A. Roosa, and Edgar D. Mitchell aboard, approaches touchdown in the South Pacific Ocean to end a ten-day lunar landing mission. The splashdown occured at 3:04:39 p.m., February 9, 1971, approximately 765 nautical miles south of American Samoa.
Topics: Stuart Roosa, Apollo 14, Apollo program, Lunar plaque, Apollo 13, Moon landing, Apollo 1, Alan Shepard