The Apollo 11 reentry capsule burns as it enters the atmosphere. The fireball grows and bits break off. President Richard Nixon looks out over the ocean from a boat. Shots of men on the deck of an aircraft carrier, the USS Hornet. A helicopter retrieves the capsule from the water. A man on the helicopter films as rescue crews hook the capsule up to cables. The astronauts are airlifted out and the helicopter returns to the carrier. Nixon looks over sailors on the carrier. The astronauts exit the helicopter and enter a pressure chamber. NASA space.