The Navy Years

Launch of the Gemini 5 spacecraft from Pad 19 at 9 a.m. Aug. 21, 1965.

Launch of the Gemini 5 spacecraft from Pad 19 at 9 a.m. Aug. 21, 1965.



Catalog Date: 21 August 1965
Film Type: 4x5
NASA image: S65-28694



Astronauts Cooper and Conrad exit their spacecraft after splashdown

Astronauts L. Gordon Cooper Jr. and Charles 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.



Catalog Date: 09 August 1965
Film Type: 35mm
NASA image: S65-51653



Astronauts L. Gordon Cooper Jr. hoisted up to Navy helicopter

Long range view of Astronaut L. Gordon Cooper Jr. being hoisted up to a Navy helicopter during recovery operations in the Atlantic Ocean of the Gemini 5 spacecraft.



Catalog Date: 09 August 1965
Film Type: 35mm
NASA image: S65-51654





Astronauts Cooper and Conrad on deck of U.S.S. Lake Champlain after recovery

Astronauts L. Gordon Cooper Jr. (right) and Charles Conrad Jr. walk across the deck of the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Lake Champlain following recovery from the ocean. They had completed their Gemini 5 mission.



Catalog Date: 29 August 1965
Film Type: 120mm
NASA image: S65-46645





Astronauts Cooper and Conrad arrive aboard U.S.S. Lake Champlain

A red-carpet welcome was staged for Astronauts L. Gordon Cooper Jr. and Charles Conrad Jr. as they arrive aboard the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Lake Champlain. They had been recovered from the Atlantic after the splashdown of their Gemini 5 spacecraft.



Catalog Date: 29 August 1965
Film Type: 4x5
NASA image: S65-45292


Gemini 5 spacecraft brought aboard recovery ship U.S.S. Lake Champlain

The Gemini 5 spacecraft is brought aboard the recovery ship, U.S.S. Lake Champlain after a successful landing at the end of its mission.



Catalog Date: 29 August 1965
Film Type: 35mm
NASA image: S65-46630




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