In 1970, the Apollo 13 moon mission developed a critical fault. This movie is the story of what mission control did to try to get the astronauts back safely, and how the astronauts coped with being stranded in outer space

Film Review - Apollo 13 (1995)

In 1970, the Apollo 13 moon mission developed a critical fault. This movie is the story of what mission control did to try to get the astronauts back safely, and how the astronauts coped with being stranded in outer space

How Apollo 13's Dangerous Survival Mission Worked (Infographic) By Karl Tate, Infographics Artist  Key facts about the Apollo 13 moon mission.

How Apollo 13's Dangerous Survival Mission Worked (Infographic) By Karl Tate, Infographics Artist Key facts about the Apollo 13 moon mission.

The prime recovery ship for the Apollo 13 mission hoists the Command Module aboard the ship.

The prime recovery ship for the Apollo 13 mission hoists the Command Module aboard the ship.

The ultimate in teamwork ~ Apollo 13 astronauts after rescue, 1970....James Lovell, John Swigert, Fred Haise.

The ultimate in teamwork ~ Apollo 13 astronauts after rescue, 1970....James Lovell, John Swigert, Fred Haise.

Apollo 13 - the mission where there was an explosion in the Command Module. The lunar landing was aborted and the Lunar Module was then used to propel the astronauts back to Earth.

Apollo 13 - the mission where there was an explosion in the Command Module. The lunar landing was aborted and the Lunar Module was then used to propel the astronauts back to Earth.

Houston, we have a problem. Spoken by Capt. Jim Lovell, of Apollo 13, April 1970. The start of 4 days of disaster & survival in space. An electrical short led to an oxygen tank explosion on April 13 . Astronauts  Lovell,Swigert & Haise were 200,000 miles from Earth with limited power, damaged ship & heavy carbon dioxide. A few razor-sharp calculations & tremendous  bravery, the crew & ground control  used the remaining fuel & the moon's gravity to get them back to Earth alive & well.

Houston, we have a problem. Spoken by Capt. Jim Lovell, of Apollo 13, April 1970. The start of 4 days of disaster & survival in space. An electrical short led to an oxygen tank explosion on April 13 . Astronauts Lovell,Swigert & Haise were 200,000 miles from Earth with limited power, damaged ship & heavy carbon dioxide. A few razor-sharp calculations & tremendous bravery, the crew & ground control used the remaining fuel & the moon's gravity to get them back to Earth alive & well.

Apollo 13 mission patch - "Houston, we have a problem"  Astronauts James A. Lovell, Jr., Fred W. Haise, Jr., and John L. Swigert, Jr. launched on April 11, 1970.

Apollo 13

Apollo 13 mission patch - "Houston, we have a problem" Astronauts James A. Lovell, Jr., Fred W. Haise, Jr., and John L. Swigert, Jr. launched on April 11, 1970.

Remembering Apollo 13 - Astronauts Jim Lovell, Jack Swigert and Fred Haise head for Pad 39A and a voyage they will never forget. Apollo 13 was launched to the Moon on April 11, 1970.

Remembering Apollo 13 - Astronauts Jim Lovell, Jack Swigert and Fred Haise head for Pad 39A and a voyage they will never forget. Apollo 13 was launched to the Moon on April 11, 1970.

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