Kennedy Space Center, FL - December 18, 1968 -- Portrait of the Apollo 9 prime crew in their space suits. From left to right: Commander, James A. McDivitt, Command Module pilot, David R. Scott, and Lunar Module pilot, Russell L. Schweickart. The Apollo 9 mission was designed to test the Apollo Command/Service and Lunar Modules in Earth orbit. The purpose was to verify that the Command/Service Module (CSM) could successfully dock with the Lunar Module (LM). The mission was also to test the LM systems in a "free flying" attitude to ensure that it performed as per specifications. .Credit: NASA via CNP
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The Apollo 9 Prime Crew
Kennedy Space Center, FL - December 18, 1968 -- Portrait of the Apollo 9 prime crew in their space suits. From left to right: Commander, James A. McDivitt, Command Module pilot, David R. Scott, and Lunar Module pilot, Russell L. Schweickart. The Apollo 9 mission was designed to test the Apollo Command/Service and Lunar Modules in Earth orbit. The purpose was to verify that the Command/Service Module (CSM) could successfully dock with the Lunar Module (LM). The mission was also to test the LM systems in a "free flying" attitude to ensure that it performed as per specifications. .Credit: NASA via CNP

Filename: 121868Apollo_9_Crew.jpg
Source: Consolidated News Photos
Date: 18 Dec 1968
Location: Kennedy Space Center Florida United States of America
Credit: NASA via CNP
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