Portrait of the Apollo 9 prime crew
Portrait of the Apollo 9 (Spacecraft 104/Lunar Module 3/Saturn 504) prime crew in their space suits. Left to right are Astronauts James A. McDivitt, commander; David R. Scott, command module pilot; and Russell L. Schweickart, lunar module pilot. In the background is the Apollo 8 space vehicle on Pad A, Launch complex 39, Kennedy Space Center. Gaseous liquid oxygen is venting from the vehicle's first (S-1C) stage during a countdown demonstration test. Mcdivitt holds a U.S. flag.
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