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

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U.S., Russian Crew Blast Off For Space Station

Jim Lovell (left) points with his scoop while Fred Haise takes a documentation photograph during the December 17-20 field trip to Hawaii. December 1969. Scan by Ed Hengeveld. NASA

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U.S., Russian Crew Blast Off For Space Station

Apollo 13 Commander Jim Lovell carries the ALSEP packages during training at the Cape. Fred Haise is in the background at the left, apparently walking out from the training building. The RTG pallet is on Lovell's left. Note the locking mechanism with which the pallets are secured to the carrybar and, also, the Universal Handling Tool (UHT) attached to each of the pallets. 28 January 1970. Scan by Kipp Teague. NASA Share this slide:

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U.S., Russian Crew Blast Off For Space Station

U. S. President Richard Nixon (right) welcomes the Apollo 13 crew safely home. Jack Swigert is at the left, then Fred Haise, and Jim Lovell. 18 April 1970. Scan by Ed Hengeveld.

Did you know that Fred Haise, of Biloxi, Mississippi, was the module pilot on Apollo 13? Haise would have been the 6th man to walk on the moon if complications had not of derailed the mission. Haise was portrayed by Bill Paxton in the Apollo 13 film along side Tom Hanks and Kevin Bacon. #Mississippian #Apollo13 #astronaut

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The Hard-won Triumph of the Apollo 13 Mission - 45 Years Later

Astronauts Fred Haise (left), Jack Swigert and James Lovell pose with the Apollo 13 patch and spacecraft replicas the day before launch. Credits: NASA

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