Snap! Suddenly, falling, slowing
Splash! Suddenly, floating, swimming
Danger to deliverance
Hell to home
In an instant
We are safe
This is part of my “Inspired by Space” Series.
Title: Apollo 9 Splashdown
Full Description: The Apollo 9 Command Module “Gumdrop”, with astronauts James A. McDivitt, David R. Scott, and Russell L. Schweickart aboard, splashes down in the Atlantic recovery area to conclude a successful ten-day, Earth orbital mission. Splashdown occurred at 12:00:53 p.m. (EST), March 13, 1969, only 4.5 nautical miles from the prime recovery ship, U.S.S. Guadalcanal.
Image Number: S69-27465
Date: March 13, 1969