Falling, falling, falling
Burning, burning, burning
Who will catch me?
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
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