Detail View: NASA Johnson Space Center Collection: View of ceremonies welcoming Apollo 16 crew aboard U.S.S. Ticonderoga

Title: 
View of ceremonies welcoming Apollo 16 crew aboard U.S.S. Ticonderoga
Description: 
A high-angle view of the Apollo 16 welcoming aboard ceremonies on the deck of the prime recovery ship, U.S.S. Ticonderoga, soon after the splashdown of the Apollo 16 Command Module in the central Pacific Ocean approximately 215 miles southeast of Christmas Island. Astronaut John W. Young, commander, is standing at the microphone. Standing behind Young are Astronauts Charles M. Duke Jr, (on left), lunar module pilot, and Thomas K. Mattingly II, command module pilot.
Date Taken: 
1972-04-27
Program: 
Apollo
Mission: 
Apollo XVI
Subject Terms: 
16
facet_what: 
Apollo 16
facet_where: 
Christmas Island
Photo ID: 
S72-36262
Film Type: 
120mm
UID: 
SPD-JSC-S72-36262
original url: 
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