NASA Photo ID: S68-53223           File Name: 10074940.jpg
Film Type: 4x5                     Date Taken: 10/19/68
Title: Apollo 8 prime crew seen during water egress training in Gulf of Mexico
Description:
The prime crew of the Apollo 8 mission in life raft awaiting pickup by U.S. 
Coast Guard helicopter during water egress training in the Gulf of Mexico. 
They had just egressed Apollo Boilerplate 1102A, at left. Inflated bags
were  used to upright the boilerplate. Left to right, are Astronauts
William A.  Anders, lunar module pilot; James A. Lovell Jr., command module
pilot; and  Frank Borman, commander. A team of Manned Spacecraft Center
(MSC) swimmers  assisted with the training exercise.               

Subject terms:
APOLLO 8                                
APOLLO PROJECT                          
APOLLO SPACECRAFT                       
ASTRONAUT TRAINING                      
ASTRONAUTS                              
EGRESS                                  
GULF OF MEXICO                          
LIFE RAFTS                              
MOCK-UP                                 
SIMULATION                              
TRAINING DEVICES                        
WATER LANDING                           

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