Topic: USS Iwo Jima

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  • In Pictures Space photos of the day: Apollo 13

    The two members of the Apollo 13 crew who planned to land on the Moon's Fra Mauro region in the lunar module undergo a walk-through of the extravehicular activity timeline. Fred W. haise, Jr., Lunar Module Pilot (r.), tries out a motorized core sampler while James A. Lovell, Jr., the Apollo 13 Commander, looks on (l.).

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  • In Pictures Space photos of the day: Apollo 13

    The two members of the Apollo 13 crew who planned to land on the Moon's Fra Mauro region in the lunar module undergo a walk-through of the extravehicular activity timeline. Fred W. haise, Jr., Lunar Module Pilot (r.), tries out a motorized core sampler while James A. Lovell, Jr., the Apollo 13 Commander, looks on (l.).

  • Haiti prime minister warns of triple disaster as hurricane Tomas hits

    Haiti prime minister warns of triple disaster as hurricane Tomas hits

    With Haiti recovering from an earthquake and cholera outbreak as hurricane Tomas hit, Prime Minister Jean-Max Bellerive told the Monitor, 'It’s just piling on us, just making bigger and bigger problems.'

  • In Pictures Tropical storm Tomas

    Children cross a flooded street after the passing of Hurricane Tomas in the neighborhood of Cite Soleil in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on Nov. 6.

  • Quake-ravaged Haiti braces for tropical storm Tomas

    Quake-ravaged Haiti braces for tropical storm Tomas

    Aid groups and the Haitian government try to prepare as tropical storm Tomas threatens to regain hurricane strength. More than 1 million people live in tents on the rubble-strewn island nation.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 05/26

    Israeli children take cover in a classroom during an air raid siren drill at Gordon school in Tel Aviv on Wednesday. Air raid sirens have sounded across Israel as part of a massive four-day-long air raid drill. Israel is practicing its response to a widespread rocket attack all over the country.

  • In Pictures Fleet week 2010

    US Marine Corps and Navy servicemen stand at the rails of the USS Iwo Jima as the amphibious assault ship passes Ground Zero in New York Harbor arriving for Fleet Week on May 26.