Crew of Apollo 13 leaving capsule after splashdown

Crew of Apollo 13 leaving capsule after splashdown

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Caption: Apollo 13 crew. The crew of the ill-fated Apollo 13 mission climbing into rafts after splashdown. The crew members are (left to right): Jack Swigert (with back to camera), Fred Haise and James Lovell (leaving capsule). The other two figures are US Navy divers. Apollo 13 was launched on 11 April 1970, and was planned to be the third manned landing on the Moon. Two days into the flight, about 300,000km from Earth, an explosion in an oxygen tank crippled the spacecraft. The three astronauts used the Lunar Module as a liferaft, only returning to the Command Module just before re-entry to Earth. Apollo 13 splashed down in the Pacific Ocean on 17 April 1970.

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Keywords: 11, 11th april 1970, apollo 13, apollo program, crew, fred, haise, james a., john, leaving capsu, lovell, manned spaceflight, programme, space, swigert

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