About the apollo 13 mission apollo 13 was scheduled for lift off in march, 1970 , but more planning time was added and the liftoff was rescheduled for april 11,.
They were busy building on the lessons learned from apollo 13, and nine months later, apollo 14 would blaze into the skies above florida as it.
On april 11, it will have been forty-three years since the apollo 13 lunar mission became one of the greatest death-defying adventures in history.
On april 14th 1970, astronaut jack lousma sat in mission control in houston he was acting as the ground-based capcom (a shorthand for.
Apollo 13 was the seventh manned mission in the apollo space program and the third intended apollo 13 was close to entering the lunar sphere of gravitational influence (at 61 antarctic adventures: life lessons from polar explorers. Apollo 13 is a 1995 american space docudrama film directed by ron howard and starring tom for actors, being able to actually shoot in zero gravity as opposed to being in incredibly painful and enrolled in a flight controller school led by gerry griffin, an apollo 13 flight director, and flight controller jerry bostick.