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Published on January 20, 2009

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Apollo Recovery : Apollo Recovery Apollo 13 Recovery Mission : Apollo 13 Recovery Mission Slide 3: Jim Lovell Jack Swigert Fred Haise Apollo 13 Primary Recovery Ship:USS Iwo Jima (LPH-2) : Apollo 13 Primary Recovery Ship:USS Iwo Jima (LPH-2) Recovery Helicopter: Sikorsky SH-3D66 from HS-4 : Recovery Helicopter: Sikorsky SH-3D66 from HS-4 HS-4’s #66 recovered the astronauts of: Apollo 8 Apollo 10 Apollo 11 Apollo 12 Crew of “66” - Primary Recovery Helicopter : Crew of “66” - Primary Recovery Helicopter UDT Swim Team : UDT Swim Team Swim Team Briefs and Prepares : Swim Team Briefs and Prepares Rehearsal: Deploying Swimmers : Rehearsal: Deploying Swimmers Practice, practice, practice… : Practice, practice, practice… …and more practice : …and more practice “66” on deck – debrief time : “66” on deck – debrief time Iwo Jima heads south : Iwo Jima heads south “Crossing the Line” : “Crossing the Line” King Neptune and the lovely Queen Amphitrite hold court… “Crossing the Line” : Davy Jones, all-around tough guy Happy Shellback “Crossing the Line” “Crossing the Line” : “Crossing the Line” Not-So-Happy Polliwogs Launch:April 11, 1970 : Target: Moon Launch:April 11, 1970 As the earth recedes… : As the earth recedes… and the moon grows larger, all is well, until… : and the moon grows larger, all is well, until… 200,000 miles from earth and 55 hours into the mission… : 200,000 miles from earth and 55 hours into the mission… “OK, Houston, we’ve had a problem here…” More than just a “problem” : More than just a “problem” Service Module damage With the service module dead, and the command module shut down, the lunar module becomes a lifeboat : With the service module dead, and the command module shut down, the lunar module becomes a lifeboat The Lunar Module: Three’s a crowd : The Lunar Module: Three’s a crowd Slide 24: …making the LEM livable Scrubbing CO2 and… “Rube Goldberg survival techniques…” As close as they’ll ever get… : As close as they’ll ever get… The moon and the Apollo 13 command module as seen from the LEM. The voyage continues…and it’s a long way home. : The voyage continues…and it’s a long way home. Now the tough part… : Now the tough part… Re-entry: just one shot… : Re-entry: just one shot… The Recovery : April 17, 1970 The Recovery Apollo 13 Recovery Area : Apollo 13 Recovery Area Hawaii Pago Pago Splashdown USS Iwo Jima Tahiti Morning dawns in the South Pacific : Morning dawns in the South Pacific Aboard Iwo Jima preparations begin …early : Aboard Iwo Jima preparations begin …early “Launch the helos...” : “Launch the helos...” Along with the whole world, we wait… : Along with the whole world, we wait… First sighting…three chutes! : First sighting…three chutes! We follow them down… : We follow them down… Happy in Houston : Happy in Houston Just a few seconds more… : Just a few seconds more… Splashdown! : Splashdown! Picture Perfect : Picture Perfect The recovery team goes to work : The recovery team goes to work Recovery begins… : Recovery begins… Stable One Swimmers Deploy Flotation collar and raft : Flotation collar and raft Knocking on the door : Knocking on the door Watch out for that first step… : Watch out for that first step… Opening the hatch : Opening the hatch Into the raft… : Into the raft… Another astronaut emerges : Another astronaut emerges Recovery One moves into position : Recovery One moves into position Swimmer’s view… : Swimmer’s view… Briefing by swim team leader : Briefing by swim team leader The view from “66” : The view from “66” Astronaut in the Net : Astronaut in the Net Hoisting the astronauts one at a time : Hoisting the astronauts one at a time The 5th and final Recovery for “66” : The 5th and final Recovery for “66” Approach and landing of “66” : Approach and landing of “66” The heroes emerge… : The heroes emerge… Back home on “solid” ground : Back home on “solid” ground Astronaut Fred Haise : Astronaut Fred Haise Congratulations from Admiral Davis : Congratulations from Admiral Davis A prayer of thanksgiving : A prayer of thanksgiving Preparing the CM for recovery : Preparing the CM for recovery Retrieving the CM with the B&A crane : Retrieving the CM with the B&A crane Gently…gently… : Gently…gently… CM’s temporary home aboard Iwo Jima : CM’s temporary home aboard Iwo Jima Flying the astronauts to Pago Pago : Flying the astronauts to Pago Pago Jim Lovell & Chuck Smiley : Jim Lovell & Chuck Smiley 1st Stop: Paradise : 1st Stop: Paradise American Samoa : American Samoa More Paradise… : More Paradise… Surf’s up… : Surf’s up… Samoan welcome : Samoan welcome The Governor greets the celebs : The Governor greets the celebs Back to the boat : Back to the boat Next stop: Oahu : Next stop: Oahu Déjà vu 1941 : Déjà vu 1941 Pearl Harbor – USS Arizona : Pearl Harbor – USS Arizona Honors: “manning the rail” : Honors: “manning the rail” Heading home: the fly-in from the ship : Heading home: the fly-in from the ship Feet dry at Imperial Beach : Feet dry at Imperial Beach

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