Cooper and Conrad await recovery relicopter, 1965. Creator: NASA.

Cooper and Conrad await recovery relicopter, 1965.  Creator: NASA.

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Cooper and Conrad await recovery relicopter, 1965. Astronauts L. Gordon Cooper Jr. and Charles "Pete" Conrad Jr. exit their spacecraft after splashdown of the Gemini 5 spacecraft. They are photographed boarding a life raft with the help of Navy divers. Overhead view of the Gemini 5 spacecraft showing the yellow flotation collar used to stabilize the spacecraft in choppy seas. The green marker dye is highly visible from the air and is used as a locating aid. One of the crewmembers is standing on the floation collar while the other is in the life raft. A Navy diver is standing by to assist the crew when they are hoisted up by the recovery helicopter.

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  1. NASA, attributed to: American:
  1. Gordon Cooper: American: Astronaut, aerospace engineer, test pilot
  2. Pete Conrad: American: Astronaut

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