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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…

7 years ago

When Typhoid (Briefly) Struck Apollo 16

Astronaut pranks are, well, just a part of the job. Often they poke at a sore spot in the astronaut's…

9 years ago

Ken Mattingly Explains How the Apollo 13 Movie Differed From Real Life

Many astronauts seem to like the Apollo 13 movie, but being technically minded folk they also enjoy pointing out what actually happened during…

9 years ago