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Apollo 15
Apollo 15 command module nears touchdown in mid-Pacific Ocean to end mission

The Apollo 15 Command Module, with Astronauts David R. Scott, Alfred M. Worden and James B. Irwin aboard, nears a safe touchdown in the mid-Pacific Ocean to end lunar landing mission. Although causing no harm to the crewmen, one of the three main parachutes failed to function properly. The splashdown occurred at 3:45:53 p.m., August 7, 1971, some 330 miles north of Honolulu, Hawaii.

Catalog Date: 07 August 1971
Film Type: 70mm
NASA image: S71-41999

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