Apollo 15 Command Module touches down in mid-Pacific Ocean
The Apollo 15 Command Module touches down in the mid-Pacific Ocean to conclude a successful lunar landing mission. Although causing no harm to the crewmen, one of the three main parachutes failed to function properly. The splashdown occured at 3:45:53 p.m., August 7, 1971, some 330 miles north of Honolulu, Hawaii.
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