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Apollo 4
Apollo spacecraft 017 lowered on to deck of U.S.S. Bennington

The Apollo Spacecraft 017 Command Module is lowered onto a dolly on the deck of the U.S.S. Bennington, prime recovery ship for the Apollo 4 (Spacecraft 017/Saturn 501) unmanned, earth-orbital space mission. Note charred heat shield caused by extreme heat of reentry.

Catalog Date: 25 January 1968
Film Type: 35mm
NASA image: S68-18503

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