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Photo-s65-51445
GEMINI5 Shuttle Mission Imagery
Dr. Louis P. Ballenberger and Astronaut L. Gordon Cooper Jr.
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S65-51445 (29 Aug. 1965) --- Dr. Louis P. Ballenberger, Captain, USN, begins a preliminary physical examination of astronaut L. Gordon Cooper Jr., Gemini-5 command pilot, following the successful recovery of the Gemini-5 crew in the splashdown area in the Atlantic Ocean. The crewmen were picked up by a Navy helicopter and flown to the prime recovery vessel, the aircraft carrier USS Lake Champlain.

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