Skyraiders, attack planes like A-4 Skyhawks and A-7
Corsairs, and fighter planes like F-8 Crusaders. It used
various support aircraft for ASW, early warning, and
advance communications links.
Even during the Vietnam Police Action, the Navy
was involved in exploration and development. Former
Navy pilot Neil Armstrong became the first man to set
foot on the moon on July 20, 1969. On November 14,
1969, the all-Navy Apollo 12 crew lifted off from the
Kennedy Space Center on the second lunar expedition.
Figure 5-15.Seven original NASA astronauts.