Collection Item Summary:
View of astronauts and U.S. Navy officers aboard the USS Iwo Jima (LPH-2) during the Apollo 13 recovery, April 17, 1970. From left to right are James A. "Jim" Lovell; Rear Admiral Donald Davis (Commanding Officer of Task Force 130, the Pacific Recovery Forces for the Manned Spacecraft Missions); John Leonard Swigert, Jr.; Captain Leland E. Kirkemo (Commander of the USS Iwo Jima (LPH-2)); and Fred W. Haise, Jr. Two unidentified men are visible in the background.
Collection Item Long Description:
- Space flight
- Air pilots