Mission Control, Houston, April 13, 1970 | NASA - Apollo 13, NASA's third crewed mission to the moon, launched on April 11, 1970. Two days later, on April 13, while the mission was en route to the moon, a fault in the electrical system of one of the Service Module's oxygen tanks produced an explosion that caused both oxygen tanks to fail and also led to a loss of electrical power.
Power response team members situated in a Deployable Tactical Operations System work to track critical facilities awaiting assessments during a regional power mission exercise conducted July 20 at the FEMA Distribution Center in Atlanta, Georgia. The PRT replicated a temporary emergency power deployment in response to a simulated weather disaster. The four-day training and exercise tested the unit’s ability to execute temporary emergency power operations.
A former Prime Minister of Israel Thursday called upon the United States to effect regime change in both Iraq and Iran, prescribing a military invasion to topple the government in Baghdad and the transmission of ribald television programming via satellite