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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 the…

Can’t believe it’s been a year since I saw these boys!!

meco-official: matching icons for you and the …

meco-official:

matching icons for you and the guy you’re going to be stuck in a capsule with for 14 days

Enjoy this picture of pissed-off Jim and Frank…

Enjoy this picture of pissed-off Jim and Frank I found a while ago

Look @ these boys!!!

Look @ these boys!!!

The Apollo 13 spacecraft heads toward a splash…

The Apollo 13 spacecraft heads toward a splashdown in the South Pacific Ocean at 12:07:44 p.m., April 17, 1970.

View of Earth as photographed by the Apollo 8 …

View of Earth as photographed by the Apollo 8 astronauts on their return trip from the moon. 

(17 April 1970) — A water level view of …

(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…

(27 Dec. 1968) — The Apollo 8 capsule is seen being hoisted aboard the recovery carrier, USS Yorktown after its successful splashdown.