NASA Photo ID: S66-58597           File Name: 10074782.jpg
Film Type: 35mm                    Date Taken: 10/27/66
Title: Crew of the first manned Apollo mission practice water egress procedures
Description:
Prime crew for the first manned Apollo mission relax in a life raft  during
water egress training in the Gulf of Mexico with a full scale  boilerplate
model of their spacecraft. Left to right, are Astronauts Roger B.  Chaffee,
pilot, Virgil I. Grissom, command pilot, and Edward H. White II  (facing
camera), senior pilot. In background is the "Duchess", a yacht owned  by La
Porte businessman Paul Barkley and provided by him as a press boat for 
newsmen covering the training.               

Subject terms:
APOLLO 1 FLIGHT                         
APOLLO PROJECT                          
APOLLO SPACECRAFT                       
ASTRONAUT TRAINING                      
ASTRONAUTS                              
EGRESS                                  
GULF OF MEXICO                          
LIFE RAFTS                              
MODELS                                  
SIMULATION                              
SURVIVAL                                
WATER LANDING                           

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