NASA Photo ID: S69-15737           File Name: 10074991.jpg
Film Type: 4x5 BW                  Date Taken: 12/27/68
Title: Apollo 8 crew arrive aboard the carrier U.S.S. Yorktown
Description:
The Apollo 8 crew stands in the doorway of a recovery helicopter after 
arriving aboard the carrier U.S.S. Yorktown, prime recovery ship for the 
historic Apollo 8 lunar orbit mission. Left to right, are Astronauts Frank 
Borman, commander; James A Lovell Jr., command module pilot; and William A. 
Anders, lunar module pilot. Apollo 8 splashed down at 10:51 a.m., December 
27, 1968.                
Subject terms:
APOLLO 8                                
APOLLO PROJECT                          
ASTRONAUTS                              
CEREMONIES                              
HELICOPTERS                             
NAVY                                    
RECOVERY                                
SHIPS                                   
WATER LANDING                           

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