Jim and Marilyn Lovell aboard the U.S. Naval Academy’s schooner Freedom, shortly after their wedding in 1952
Can’t believe it’s been a year since I saw these boys!!
Enjoy this picture of pissed-off Jim and Frank I found a while ago
Look @ these boys!!!
(17 April 1970) — A water level view of the Apollo 13 recovery operations in the South Pacific Ocean. The three astronauts have egressed their spacecraft, and astronaut Fred W. Haise Jr., lunar module pilot, has already ascended to the helicopter. The other two crewmembers await the return of the “Billy Pugh” net. Astronaut James A. Lovell Jr. (center), commander, will remain in the life raft until astronaut John L. Swigert Jr., command module pilot, has boarded the helicopter. A United States Navy underwater demolition team swimmer assist with the recovery operations. The three Apollo 13 crewmembers were flown to the USS Iwo Jima, prime recovery ship. Apollo 13 splashed down at 12:07:44 p.m. (CST), April 17, 1970, to safely conclude a perilous space flight.
(27 Dec. 1968) — The Apollo 8 capsule is seen being hoisted aboard the recovery carrier, USS Yorktown after its successful splashdown.