Today’s Document from the National Archives

Document for July 24th:
Recovery of the Apollo 11 Astronauts


"Recovery of Astronauts," July 24, 1969; Records of the U.S. Information Agency; Record Group 306; National Archives and Records Administration.

Having spent 21 hours and 36 minutes on the moon, the Apollo 11 astronauts returned to Earth on July 24, 1969, and were recovered by the USS Hornet after splashing down in the Pacific Ocean.
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