Apollo 11 Recovery Area, 1969. Creator: NASA.

Apollo 11 Recovery Area, 1969. Creator: NASA.

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Apollo 11 Recovery Area, 1969. Pararescueman Lt. Clancy Hatleberg closes the Apollo 11 spacecraft hatch as astronauts Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Buzz Aldrin, Jr., await helicopter pickup from their life raft. They splashed down at 12:50 pm EDT July 24, 1969, 900 miles southwest of Hawaii after a successful lunar landing mission.

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  1. NASA, attributed to: American:
  1. Clancy Hatleberg: American: Diver, frogman, decontamination officer
  2. Michael Collins: American: Astronaut
  3. Neil Armstrong: American: Astronaut, aeronautical engineer, naval aviator, test pilot and university professor
  4. Buzz Aldrin: American: Astronaut

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