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Photo-s72-36291
Apollo Imagery
The Apollo 16 Command Module (CM)
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S72-36291 (27 April 1972) --- The Apollo 16 Command Module (CM), with astronauts John W. Young, Thomas K. Mattingly II, and Charles M. Duke Jr. aboard, approaching touchdown in the central Pacific Ocean to conclude their lunar landing mission. All its parachutes were fully deployed and a helicopter, from the prime recovery ship USS Ticonderoga, later picked up the three crewmen.

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