Detail View: NASA Johnson Space Center Collection: Apollo 9 spacecraft floats in Atlantic recovery area after splashdown

Title: 
Apollo 9 spacecraft floats in Atlantic recovery area after splashdown
Description: 
Apollo 9 spacecraft floats in the Atlantic recovery area after splashdown to conclude a successful ten-day, earth-orbital space mission. Splashdown occurred at 12:00:53 p.m., March 13, 1969. Notice the spent parachutes floating on the water's surface near the capsule.
Date Taken: 
1969-03-13
Program: 
Apollo
Mission: 
Apollo IX
Subject Terms: 
9
facet_what: 
Apollo 9
facet_where: 
Johnson Space Center (JSC)
facet_when: 
March 13, 1969
facet_when_year: 
1969
Photo ID: 
S69-27925
Film Type: 
4x5 BW
UID: 
SPD-JSC-S69-27925
original url: 
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