Beck Recovery Ship Covers

Work in progress – Jan 2021. More scans to come.

Beck Recovery Ship covers exist for the following space events:


Project Mercury MA-8

Project Mercury MA-9

Project Gemini GT-2

Project Gemini GT-3

Project Gemini GT-4

Project Gemini GT-5

Project Gemini GTA-6

Project Gemini GT-7

Project Apollo AS-201

Project Gemini GTA-8

Project Gemini GTA-9

Project Gemini GTA-10

Project Apollo AS-202

Project Gemini GTA-11

Project Gemini GTA-12

Project Apollo AS-204

Project Apollo AS-501

Project Apollo AS-502

Project Apollo 7

Project Apollo 8

Project Apollo 9

Project Apollo 10

Project Apollo 11

Project Apollo 12

Project Apollo 13

Project Apollo 14

Project Apollo 15

Project Apollo 16

Project Apollo 17

Skylab 2

Skylab 3

Skylab 4

5th Ann. First Moon Landing

Apollo-Soyuz Test Project
MissionNameOther name(s) / notesAstronaut(s)Recovery datePrime Recovery ShipBeck number(s)
MA-8Mercury-Atlas 8Sigma 7Walter Schirra3rd October 1962USS Kearsarge77-79
MA-9Mercury-Atlas 9Faith 7Gordon Cooper15th May 1963USS Kearsarge317-342
GT-2Gemini-Titan 2Gemini 2Unmanned19th January 1965USS Lake Champlain456-463
GT-3Gemini-Titan 3Gemini 3Gus Grissom / John Young23rd March 1965USS Intrepid515-529
GT-4Gemini-Titan 4Gemini 4James McDivitt / Ed White6th June 1965USS Wasp534-548
GT-5Gemini-Titan 5Gemini 5Gordon Cooper / Charles Conrad29th August 1965USS Lake Champlain555-569
GTA-6Gemini-Titan-Agena 6Gemini 6AWalter Schirra / Tom Stafford16th December 1965USS Wasp579-592,610-613
GT-7Gemini-Titan 7Gemini 7Frank Borman / James Lovell18th December 1965USS Wasp599-609,614
AS-201Apollo-Saturn 201Unmanned26th February 1966USS Boxer622-627
GTA-8Gemini-Titan-Agena 8Gemini 8Neil Armstrong / David Scott17th March 1966USS Leonard F. Mason629-640
GTA-9Gemini-Titan-Agena 9Gemini 9ATom Stafford / Gene Cernan6th June 1966USS Wasp647-657
GTA-10Gemini-Titan-Agena 10Gemini 10John Young / Michael Collins21st July 1966USS Guadalcanal663-672
AS-202Apollo-Saturn 202Unmanned25th August 1966USS Hornet673-678,697-700
GTA-11Gemini-Titan-Agena 11Gemini 11Charles Conrad / Richard Gordon15th September 1966USS Guam679-687
GTA-12Gemini-Titan-Agena 12Gemini 12James Lovell / Buzz Aldrin15th November 1966USS Wasp702-711
AS-501Apollo-Saturn 501Apollo 4Unmanned9th November 1967USS Bennington727-733
AS-204Apollo-Saturn 204Apollo 5Unmanned22nd January 1968(Uncontrolled re-entry)716-720,746
AS-502Apollo-Saturn 502Apollo 6Unmanned4th April 1968USS Okinawa747-752
AS-205Apollo-Saturn 205Apollo 7Walter Schirra / Don Eisele / Walter Cunningham22nd October 1968USS Essex756-762
AS-503Apollo-Saturn 503Apollo 8Frank Borman / James Lovell / Williams Anders27th December 1968USS Yorktown770-776
AS-504Apollo-Saturn 504Apollo 9James McDivitt / David Scott / Rusty Schweickart13th March 1969USS Guadalcanal778-784
AS-505Apollo-Saturn 505Apollo 10Tom Stafford / John Young / Gene Cernan26th May 1969USS Princeton787-793,796-798
AS-506Apollo-Saturn 506Apollo 11Neil Armstrong / Michael Collins / Buzz Aldrin24th July 1969USS Hornet801-807
Apollo 12Apollo 12Charles Conrad / Richard Gordon / Alan Bean24th November 1969USS Hornet821-824
Apollo 13Apollo 13James Lovell / Jack Swigert / Fred Haise17th April 1970USS Iwo Jima838-840
Apollo 14Apollo 14Alan Shepard / Stuart Roosa / Edgar Mitchell9th February 1971USS New Orleans841,861-864
Apollo 15Apollo 15David Scott / Al Worden / James Irwin7th August 1971USS Okinawa873-876
Apollo 16Apollo 16John Young / Ken Mattingley / Charles Duke27th April 1972USS Ticonderoga880-883
Apollo 17Apollo 17Gene Cernan / Ronald Evans / Harrison Schmitt19th December 1972USS Ticonderoga884-887
SL-2Skylab 21st manned Skylab missionPete Conrad / Joseph Kerwin / Paul Weitz22nd June 1973USS Ticonderoga888-891
SL-3Skylab 32nd manned Skylab missionAlan Bean / Owen Garriott / Jack Lousma25th September 1973USS New Orleans892-895
SL-4Skylab 43rd manned Skylab missionGerald Carr / Edward Gibson / William Pogue8th February 1974USS New Orleans896-899
-5th Anniversary First Moon LandingApollo 11Neil Armstrong / Michael Collins / Buzz Aldrin20th July 1974-925-929
ASTPApollo Soyuz Test ProjectTom Stafford / Vance Brand / Deke Slayton24th July 1975USS New Orleans998-999

MA-8 | MA-9 | GT-2 | GT-3 | GT-4 | GT-5 | GTA-6 | GT-7 | AS-201 | GTA-8 | GTA-9 | GTA-10 | AS-202 | GTA-11 | GTA-12 | AS-204 | AS-501 | AS-502 | Apollo 7 | Apollo 8 | Apollo 9 | Apollo 10 | Apollo 11 | Apollo 12 | Apollo 13 | Apollo 14 | Apollo 15 | Apollo 16 | Apollo 17 | Skylab 2 | Skylab 3 | Skylab 4 | 5th Ann. First Moon Landing | ASTP

Project Mercury MA-8 (Sigma 7) | PRS – USS Kearsarge | Back to event choices


Project Mercury MA-9 (Faith 7) | PRS – USS Kearsarge | Back to event choices


Project Gemini GT-2 | PRS – USS Lake Champlain | Back to event choices


Project Gemini GT-3 | PRS – USS Intrepid | Back to event choices


Project Gemini GT-4 | PRS – USS Wasp | Back to event choices


Project Gemini GT-5 | PRS – USS Lake Champlain | Back to event choices


Project Gemini GTA-6 | PRS – USS Wasp | Back to event choices


Project Gemini GT-7 | PRS – USS Wasp | Back to event choices


Project Apollo AS-201 | PRS – USS Boxer | Back to event choices


Project Gemini GTA-8 | PRS – USS Leonard F. Mason | Back to event choices


Project Gemini GTA-9 | PRS – USS Wasp | Back to event choices


Project Gemini GTA-10 | PRS – USS Guadalcanal | Back to event choices


Project Apollo AS-202 | PRS – USS Hornet | Back to event choices


Project Gemini GTA-11 | PRS – USS Guam | Back to event choices


Project Gemini GTA-12 | PRS – USS Wasp | Back to event choices


Project Apollo AS-501 | PRS – USS Bennington | Back to event choices


Project Apollo AS-204 | PRS – (Uncontrolled re-entry) | Back to event choices


Project Apollo AS-502 | PRS – USS Okinawa | Back to event choices


Project Apollo 7 | PRS – USS Essex | Back to event choices


Project Apollo 8 | PRS – USS Yorktown | Back to event choices


Project Apollo 9 | PRS – USS Guadalcanal | Back to event choices


Project Apollo 10 | PRS – USS Princeton | Back to event choices


Project Apollo 11 | PRS – USS Hornet | Back to event choices


Project Apollo 12 | PRS – USS Hornet | Back to event choices


Project Apollo 13 | PRS – USS Iwo Jima | Back to event choices


Project Apollo 14 | PRS – USS New Orleans | Back to event choices


Project Apollo 15 | PRS – USS Okinawa | Back to event choices


Project Apollo 16 | PRS – USS Ticonderoga | Back to event choices


Project Apollo 17 | PRS – USS Ticonderoga | Back to event choices


Skylab 2 | PRS – USS Ticonderoga | Back to event choices


Skylab 3 | PRS – USS New Orleans | Back to event choices


Skylab 4 | PRS – USS New Orleans | Back to event choices


5th Anniversay First Moon Landing Back to event choices


Apollo-Soyuz Test Project | PRS – USS New Orleans | Back to event choices