Saturday, April 11, 2020

The Explorers' Club, № DCCXLII

Operation AXIOM: Destination Moon—The 50th Anniversary of Apollo 13, Part I
11 April 1970: Apollo 13 lifted off from Florida's Kennedy Space Center, carrying Commander Jim Lovell, Command Module Pilot Jack Swigert, & Lunar Module Pilot Fred Haise aboard the Command & Service Module Odyssey atop a Saturn V rocket also carrying the Lunar Module Aquarius; Swigert had replaced prime C.M. Pilot Ken Mattingly two days before liftoff due to a German measles scare.

Bonus! Moonshot Songs o' the Day: Apollo 13
Creedence Clearwater Revival, "Bad Moon Rising" from Chronicle: 20 Greatest Hits (Space Cadet Mike Papa Whiskey)


National Aeronautics & Space Administration, "Apollo 13 Excerpt 1" from The Apollo Missions (Space Cadet Mike Papa Whiskey)

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