Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

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:


  • Astronautics
  • Space flight
  • Air pilots
  • Navies

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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Repository Loc.

National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560


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