Jim Lovell

America’s Pioneering Astronauts Honored with new ‘Heroes and Legends’ Attraction at Kennedy Space Center

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER VISITOR COMPLEX, FL - America’s pioneering astronauts who braved the perils of the unknown and put their…

4 years ago

13 MORE Things That Saved Apollo 13, part 9: Avoiding Gimbal Lock

It was an unlikely case, having an Apollo command ship disabled thousands of miles from Earth. But during the Apollo…

6 years ago

13 MORE Things That Saved Apollo 13, part 6: The Mysterious Longer-Than-Expected Communications Blackout

Join Universe Today in celebrating the 45th anniversary of Apollo 13 with insights from NASA engineer Jerry Woodfill as we…

6 years ago

13 MORE Things That Saved Apollo 13, part 5: The CO2 Partial Pressure Sensor

The Apollo 13 accident crippled the spacecraft, taking out the two main oxygen tanks in the Service Module. While the…

6 years ago

13 MORE Things That Saved Apollo 13

“Things had gone real well up to at that point of 55 hours, 54 minutes and 53 seconds (mission elapsed…

6 years ago

Shrimp with a Side of Space History: Visiting Lovell’s of Lake Forest

It's safe to say the Apollo 13 mission has defined my space reporting life. Watching the movie in 1996 as…

8 years ago

A Conversation with Jim Lovell, part 2: Looking Back

[/caption] Apollo astronaut Jim Lovell was awarded the Lincoln Leadership Prize by the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum foundation…

10 years ago

A Conversation with Apollo’s Jim Lovell, part 1: NASA’s Future

[/caption] Springfield, Illinois is a quiet, historic town that clings fervently to its association with Abraham Lincoln. If you want…

10 years ago

13 Things That Saved Apollo 13, Part 13: The Mission Operations Team

The phrase "last but not least" was likely never more appropriate. Though this is the last article of our "13…

10 years ago