Apollo 13, We Have a Solution


Subject:
Astronomy , Space Shuttles

Description:
This detailed 2005 article describes how saving the Apollo 13 spaceship, which was launched on April 11, 1970, and returned to earth on April 17, 1970, after a forced cancellation of its lunar mission, was the result of years of preparation, not a hurried improvisation. Includes background about the spacecraft, technical problems, and the important role of prior emergency simulations. From IEEE Spectrum magazine, published by Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers(IEEE).

Creator:
Cass, Stephen

Publisher:
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.spectrum.ieee.org/apr05/2697


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