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Apollo 8 prime crew seen during water egress training in Gulf of Mexico

Astronaut James A. Lovell Jr., command module pilot of the Apollo 8 prime crew, in special net being hoisted up to a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter during water egress training in the Gulf of Mexico. Awaiting his turn for helicopter pickup is Astronaut William A. Andors (in raft), lunar module pilot. A team of Manned Spacecraft Center (MSC) swimmers assited with the training exercise.

Catalog Date: 19 October 1968
Film Type: 4x5
NASA image: S68-53217

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