Gumdrop Meets Spider

Gumdrop Meets Spider

This image, taken on Mar 6, 1969, shows a Apollo 9 Command and Service Modules docked with a Lunar Module. Apollo 9 wanderer Dave Scott stands in a open induce of a Command Module, nicknamed “Gumdrop,” docked to a Lunar Module “Spider” in Earth orbit. His crewmate Rusty Schweickart, lunar procedure pilot, took this sketch from a porch of a lunar module. Inside a lunar procedure was Apollo 9 commander Jim McDivitt. The organisation tested a orbital event and advancing procedures that done a lunar landings possible.

Image Credit: NASA