Apollo 13 Astronauts at welcoming ceremony at Tafuna International Airport, American Samoa. The mountain in the background is called Matafao and is the tallest mountain on the island of Tutuila.

People on stage from left to right are Prime Minister of Western Samoa, Mr. Tupua Tamasese, his wife, Mrs. Tupua Tamasese, Astronaut James H. Lovell, Jr. Governor John Haydon, Astronaut John L. Swigert, Jr., Astronaut Fred W. Haise, Jr., Department of the Interior Represenative Elizabeth Farrington, and the Governor's Aid, Sargeant John Lauvai.

(Photograph courtesy Jean P. Haydon Museum, Fagatogo, American Samoa)


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