(Submitted December 09, 1996)
Was the Apollo 18 rocket flight of 1975 the last rocket to splash down?
We assume that you are referring to the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project.
Then, yes, it was the last splash-down that we know of. (Assuming that
you mean a splash-down of a manned capsule by NASA.) Naturally, there
have been many un-manned flights that have landed in the ocean when the
flight was over. There are also many books on the space program that
you can find at your local library, plus a NASA history home page at
http://www-pao.ksc.nasa.gov/history/. We do not know if it was
the last splash-down by any manned spacecraft, because we are not experts
in space history. We suggest that you go to your local
library to learn more about this.
Jonathan Keohane and Koji Mukai
for Imagine the Universe!
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