Helicopter lifting astronaut from recovery capsule over Pacific ocean
Image Credit: NASA/JSC
Published: June 27, 2018
Historical Date: May 26, 1969

A member of the Apollo 10 crew is hoisted up to a helicopter from the prime recovery ship, USS Princeton. Splashdown occurred at 11:53 a.m., May 26, 1969, about 400 miles east of American Samoa.


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