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Photo-s66-50767
GEMINI11 Shuttle Mission Imagery
Astronauts Charles Conrad and Richard F. Gordon
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S66-50767 (15 Sept. 1966) --- Astronaut Charles Conrad Jr., command pilot of the Gemini-11 spaceflight, climbs from the spacecraft minutes after splashdown. Astronaut Richard F. Gordon Jr., pilot, still has his hatch closed. A U.S. Navy frogman team attached a flotation collar to the spacecraft. A recovery helicopter from the USS Guam picked up the two astronauts. Photo credit: NASA

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