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Title -  Splashdown of Gemini 5, Cooper and Conrad


Description -  Astronauts L. Gordon Cooper Jr. and Charles "Pete" Conrad Jr. exit their spacecraft after splashdown of the Gemini 5 spacecraft.  They are photographed boarding a life raft with the help of Navy divers.  Overhead view of the Gemini 5 spacecraft showing the yellow flotation collar used to stabilize the spacecraft in choppy seas.  The green marker dye is highly visible from the air and is used as a locating aid.  One of the crewmembers is standing on the floation collar while the other is in the life raft.  A Navy diver is standing by to assist the crew when they are hoisted up by the recovery helicopter.


Description Source -  NASA


Year -  August 21, 1965

Splashdown of Gemini 5 with Astronauts Cooper and Conrad

SKU: NAS-0188
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