Recovery of Apollo 14 Spacecraft and Crew
May 5, 2003
Apollo 14 crewmen sit in a life raft beside their Command Module in the South Pacific Ocean as they await a helicopter which will take them aboard the U.S.S. New Orleans, prime recovery ship. Right to left are Astronauts Alan B. Shepard Jr., Stuart A. Roosa, and Edgar D. Mitchell. Two Navy underwater demolition team swimmers assist in the recovery operations (19475).
Topics: Stuart Roosa, Alan Shepard, Apollo program, Lunar plaque, Apollo 13, Apollo 1, Apollo 14, Apollo spacecraft