50 years ago today is the day the three Apollo 12 astronauts, Pete Conrad, Dick Gordon and Alan Bean return to Earth.
Unfortunately, I am not able to produce any 3D images from the pictures.
In the early hours there was a TV transmission before preparations for re-entry.
A midcourse correction was made at 17:43 UT to make sure reentry was spot on.
At 20:29 UT, the command capsule separated from the service module.
Reentry started at 20:44.
Radar contact established by the recovery ship US Hornet less than 2 minutes later.
Contact with the command module Yankee Clipper established by rescue aircraft at 20:50 UT.
20:52 UT. Command module drogue parachute deployed.
20:53 UT. Main parachute deployed.
20:58 UT. Splashdown in Pacific Ocean.
21:08 UT. Recovery swimmers deployed.
21:15 UT. Flotation collar inflated on command module.
21:36 UT. Command module hatch opened for respiratory transfer.
21:40 UT. Hatch opened for crew egress.
21:58 UT. Crew arrive at US Hornet.
22:06 UT. Crew enter quarantine facility.
22:46 UT. Command module lifted from ocean.
Command module recovery completed and quarantined at 00:15 UT tomorrow morning.