NASA Spacecraft Center Official Photograph – August 29, 2965 – On board the USS Lake Champlain – Gemini V crew members, Astronauts Charles Conrad Jr.; (left), pilot, and L. Gordon Cooper Jr., (center), command pilot, walk across the deck of the aircraft carrier USS Lake Champlain following recovery from the ocean. At right is Dr. Howard Minners, Flight Medicine Brance, Center Medical Office, Manned Spacecraft Center. The Lake Champlain was prime recovery vessel for the Gemini V flight.