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PIX4599502
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Gemini 8: return of astronauts - Gemini 8 recovery - View of the Gemini 8 capsule. On board astronauts Neil Armstrong and David Scott. 16 March 1966. Astronauts Neil A. Armstrong and David R. Scott sit with their spacecraft hatches open while awaiting the arrival of the recovery ship, the USS Leonard F. Mason after the successful completion of their Gemini VIII mission. They are assisted by U.S. Navy divers. The overhead view shows the Gemini 8 spacecraft with the yellow flotation collar attached to stabilize the spacecraft in choppy seas. The green marker dye is highly visible from the air and is used as a locating aid. March 16 1966
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Gemini 8: return of astronauts - Gemini 8 recovery - View of the Gemini 8 capsule. On board astronauts Neil Armstrong and David Scott. 16 March 1966. Astronauts Neil A. Armstrong and David R. Scott sit with their spacecraft hatches open while awaiting the arrival of the recovery ship, the USS Leonard F. Mason after the successful completion of their Gemini VIII mission. They are assisted by U.S. Navy divers. The overhead view shows the Gemini 8 spacecraft with the yellow flotation collar attached to stabilize the spacecraft in choppy seas. The green marker dye is highly visible from the air and is used as a locating aid. March 16 1966
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Photo © NASA/Novapix / Bridgeman Images
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/ human / spaceship / astronaut / human / capsule / armstrong neil / gemini 8 / 1966 / man / Novapix / ocean / Flight Living / astronaut / Manned Spaceflight / gemini / spaceship / Scott David / ditching / Back to Earth / Postflight / splashdown
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