Previous  Next
Apollo 11
President Nixon on deck of U.S.S. Hornet awaiting Apollo 11 crew arrival

President Richard M. Nixon photographed on the deck of the U.S.S. Hornet, prime recovery ship for the Apollo 11 lunar landing mission, awaiting the Apollo 11 crew arrival. swimmer. All four men are wearing biological isolation garments. Apollo 11 splashed down at 11:40 a.m., July 24, 1969, about 812 nautical miles southwest of Hawaii.

Catalog Date: 24 July 1969
Film Type: 70mm
NASA image: S69-21736

Please support this web site:
Cafe Press Apollo Explorer Store Apollo Explorer Bookstore Make a donation