Navy Helicopter – Recovery – Apollo X Astronauts – Pacific

Helicopter lifting astronaut from recovery capsule over Pacific ocean, under a yellow-orange sky
Historical DateMay 26, 1969
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A member of the Apollo 10 crew is hoisted up to a helicopter from the prime recovery ship, USS Princeton. Splashdown occurred at 11:53 a.m., May 26, 1969, about 400 miles east of American Samoa.