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, taken from another aircraft, of Apollo 13 Command Module floating in the Pacific Ocean, April 17, 1970. Sikorsky (S-61B) SH-3D Sea King helicopter belonging to the Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron FOUR (HS-4) (number 66) is in flight above. The USS Iwo Jima (LPH-2) can be seen in the background.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Astronautics
  • Space flight
  • Aeronautics
  • Helicopters
  • Naval aviation
  • Ships
  • 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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