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Naval History and Heritage Command

Escorting Gemini V to USS Lake Champlain

The recovery of a space capsule with a ship in the background and a helicopter flying over head
Description: Painting, Watercolor on Paper; by Luis Llorente; 1965; Unframed Dimensions 30H X 22W
Accession #: 88-162-CO
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USS Dupont was the closest ship for recovery of Gemini 5. Navy divers from the destroyer recovered the astronauts and transferred them via helicopter to USS Lake Champlain.

Topic
  • Space Exploration
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  • Art
Wars & Conflicts
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