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Apollo 9 crewman in rescue net being hoisted up to helicopter

Aerial view of an Apollo 9 crewman in a new rescue net (a Billy Pugh net) being hoisted aboard a Navy helicopter after splashdown in the Atlantic recovery area and a successful ten-day, earth-orbital space mission. Navy divers have already attached a flotation collar to the command module and are assisting with recovery operations.

Catalog Date: 13 March 1969
Film Type: 4x5
NASA image: S69-20092

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