Apollo 13 was the seventh manned mission in the Apollo space program and the third intended to land on the Moon. The craft was launched on April 11, 1970, at 13:13 CST (19:13 UTC) from the Kennedy Space Center, Florida, but the lunar landing was aborted after an oxygen tank exploded two days later, crippling the ...
Apollo 13 was supposed to land in the Fra Mauro area. An explosion on board forced Apollo 13 to circle the moon without landing. The Fra Mauro site was reassigned to Apollo 14.
On April 11, 1970, Apollo 13 lifted off for the moon with Commander Jim Lovell, Command Module Pilot Jack Swigert and Lunar Module Pilot Fred Haise aboard. Two days later, with the spacecraft well on its way to the moon, an oxygen tank exploded, scrubbing the lunar landing and putting the crew in jeopardy.
Apollo 13 was to be the third mission to land on the Moon. An explosion in one of the oxygen tanks crippled the spacecraft during flight and the crew were forced to orbit the Moon and return to the Earth without landing. Summary of Events. The Apollo 13 mission was launched at 2:13 p.m. EST, April 11, 1970 from launch ...
Apollo 8. Apollo 13. Dates December 4-18, 1965. November 11-15, 1966. December 21-27, 1968. April 11-17, 1970. Role Pilot Commander Command Module Pilot Commander. Notes First space rendezvous w/ Gemini VI-A Last Gemini mission. Aborted lunar landing mission. John L. Swigert, Jr. Mission Apollo 13. Dates
Adventure · NASA must devise a strategy to return Apollo 13 to Earth safely after the spacecraft undergoes massive internal damage putting the lives of the three astronauts on board in jeopardy. ..... Release Date: 30 June 1995 (USA) See more » ...
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Oct 9, 2017 ... The Apollo 13 mission stretched the capabilities of astronauts Jim Lovell, Jack Swigert and Fred Haise and the people at Mission Control working to rescue them.
Apr 13, 2000 ... CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. All you had to do was hear Jim Lovell's voice and you knew it was something bad. "It looks to me that we are venting something," came Lovell's report from Apollo 13. "We're venting something out into space. It's a gas of some sort." When a tank full of liquid oxygen inside Apollo 13s ...