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Photo-s65-45292
GEMINI5 Shuttle Mission Imagery
Astronauts Gordon Cooper and Charles Conrad
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S65-45292 (29 Aug. 1965) --- Astronauts L. Gordon Cooper Jr. (right center), Gemini-Titan 5 command pilot; and Charles Conrad Jr., pilot, receive a red-carpet welcome as they arrive aboard the aircraft carrier USS Lake Champlain. The two had been recovered from the Atlantic Ocean following splashdown of their Gemini-5 spacecraft and transported to the nearby recovery vessel via helicopter.

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