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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Apollo 11 after splashdown

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Apollo 11 after splashdown The crew of Apollo 11 sits in a raft next to the command module Columbia shortly after splashdown on July 24, 1969. The crew wore biological isolation suits in case they were carrying pathogens from the lunar surface.


Original image data dated on or about July 24, 1964.

Most NASA images are in the public domain. Reuse of this image is governed by NASA's image use policy.


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