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On this day in things got a bit hairy for the crew aboard Apollo An oxygen tank on the moon-bound spacecraft ruptured, leaving the three-man crew Apollo 13, Apollo Nasa, Nasa Missions, Apollo Missions, Mission Control, The Third Man, Nasa History, Space Program, Space Exploration

Apollo 13 | Mission, History, & Facts

Apollo 13, U.S. spaceflight, launched on April 11, 1970, that suffered an oxygen tank explosion en route to the Moon, threatening the lives of three astronauts—commander Jim Lovell, lunar module pilot Fred Haise, and command module pilot Jack Swigert—who ultimately saved themselves.

Working inside the Flight Control Area are Mercury astronauts (from left) Alan Shepard, Gus Grissom, John Glenn and Gordon Cooper. photo courtesy of NASA. Gordon Cooper, Gus Grissom, Project Mercury, John Glenn, Mission Control, Nasa Missions, Nasa History, Risky Business, The Final Frontier

Working inside the Flight Control Area are Mercury astronauts (from left) Alan Shepard, Gus Grissom, John Glenn and Gordon Cooper. photo courtesy of NASA.

The Apollo Mission Control Center has been restored just in time to celebrate the anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing. Nasa Missions, Apollo Missions, Apollo 11 Moon Landing, Johnson Space Center, Mission Control, Buzz Aldrin, Mission To Mars, Nasa History, Neil Armstrong

Apollo Mission Control Reopens in All Its Historic Glory

The Apollo Mission Control Center has been restored just in time to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing.

Nighttime Shot Gemini-Titan Spacecraft On Pad In 1964 - Nasa . Nasa Missions, Apollo Missions, Apollo Space Program, Nasa Photos, Mission Control, United States Postal Service, Nasa History, Space Projects, Apollo 11

Nighttime Shot Gemini-Titan Spacecraft On Pad In 1964 - 8X10 Nasa Photo (Aa-449) • $10.69

NIGHTTIME SHOT GEMINI-TITAN Spacecraft On Pad In 1964 - 8X10 Nasa Photo (Aa-449) - $10.69. FOR SALE! NIGHTTIME PHOTO OF GEMINI-TITAN SPACECRAFT ON PAD IN 1964 (AA-449) View of a Gemini-Titan spacecraft on launch pad at night in 1964. The launch pad lights are all on and there are spotlights in the background. THIS IS AN AWESOME PHOTO! Our photographs are high quality reproductions, in MINT condition, professionally printed on beautiful lustre finish photographic paper. Each photograph is…

From left: Charlie Duke, Alan Bean, Bill Anders - unknown NASA controller/bigwig? - and John Young, in front Space Astronauts, Mission Control, Nasa History, Apollo, Astronomy, Duke, Mercury, Gemini, Superstar

From left: Charlie Duke, Alan Bean, Bill Anders - unknown NASA controller/bigwig? - and John Young, in front

John Young, Chris Kraft, and Gus Grissom in Mission Control during Gemini Gus Grissom, Project Gemini, Project Mercury, Mission Control, Nasa History, Astronauts, Product Launch, Astronaut

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John Young, Chris Kraft, and Gus Grissom in Mission Control during Gemini 4, June 1965.

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John Aaron: "Try SCE to AUX": A 26-year-old's curiosity saves the Apollo 12 launch.

A sea of grim faces surround Flight Director Chris Kraft in the Manned Spacecraft Center (MSC) in Houston, Texas, in the aftermath of the Atlas-Agena malfunction in October Photo Credit: NASA Johnson Space Center, Mission Control, Nasa Missions, Nasa History, The Atlas, Space Crafts, Photo Credit, Gemini, Houston

‘Roger, Houston’: Mission Control Center (MCC) Celebrates 50 Years of Spaceflight Operations Support

MCC 50th anniversary

“Had we not started doing this work at the NACA before 1958 because we were curious we would never have gotten to the Moon when we did. “Jack” Boyd Before NASA there was the NACA or National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics Mission Control, Nasa History, Apollo, Celebrities, Celebs, Foreign Celebrities, Apollo Program, Famous People

NACA celebrates its centennial

“Had we not started doing this work at the NACA before 1958 because we were curious we would never have gotten to the Moon when we did.” – John W. “Jack” Boyd Before NASA there was the NACA or National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics