Apollo 15 splashdown
A black and white photograph showing the Apollo 15 crew, Commander David Scott (L), Lunar Module Pilot James Irwin (C), and Command Module Pilot Alfred Worden (R), in the lifeboat awaiting helicopter pickup after splashdown. The Apollo 15 astronauts in the recovery area. The Apollo 15 astronauts were in good spirits after leaving their spacecraft and awaiting helicopter pickup from a life raft during recovery operations at the completion of their highly successful 12-day lunar mission. L-r, Mission Commander David R. Scott, James B. Irwin, and Alfred M. Worden, splashed down in the Pacific Ocean, 333 miles (535 km) north of Hawaii. They were welcomed aboard the USS Okinawa approximately 40 minutes after the splashdown.
Apollo 15 Map and Image Library
August 7, 1971
Still Image, black and white. Film camera.
3865 x 2976
After splashdown (295:11:53)
Persons in the Photo
David Scott, Jim Irwin, Al Worden
Location of subject
Pacific Ocean, north of Hawaii
NASA, “Splashdown: ap15-71-H-1237,” The Apollo 15 Learning Hub, accessed August 5, 2021, https://apollo15hub.org/items/show/75.