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Apollo 11: Spacecraft Recovery

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 U.S.S. Hornet recovers the Apollo 11 Command Module.
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 Apollo 11 post-mission crew quarantine ends.
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 A Helicopter drops a safety diver near the Apollo 11 Command Module after splashdown.
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 A Helicopter drops an inflatable raft to the Apollo 11 crew after splashdown.
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 The Apollo 11 crew egresses from the Command Module to the raft after splashdown.
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 An Apollo 11 crewmember is lifted to the waiting helicopter after splashdown.
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 The Helicopter bearing the Apollo 11 crew sets down on the deck of the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Hornet.
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 The Helicopter that carried the Apollo 11 crew to the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Hornet is lowered from the ship's deck into a hangar.
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 Apollo 11 Crew emerge from the helicopter that brought them to the U.S.S. Hornet to enter Mobile Quarantine Facility.
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 President Richard Nixon greets the Apollo 11 crew while they are in quarantine.
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 Apollo 11 lunar samples are removed from the Mobile Quarantine Facility.
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Launch | Onboard Activities | Lunar Activities | Earth Re-entry | Spacecraft Recovery


Curator: Kim Dismukes | Responsible NASA Official: John Ira Petty | Updated: 04/09/2002
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