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An explosion on board Apollo 13 has caused one of the most critical situations in American space history and put the lives of the three astronauts on board in severe jeopardy. The explosion happened in the fuel cells of the spacecraft's service module approximately 56 hours after lift-off.
Sitting in a broad armchair in the front room of his home near Folkestone, UK, Reg Turnill recalls the moment he realised Apollo 13 was in trouble. The former BBC aerospace correspondent had been.
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The BBC World Service’s award-winning podcast 13 Minutes to the Moon is returning with a second season, telling the extraordinary story of Apollo 13. It should have been the third Moon landing, but after an explosion, it almost ended in tragedy.
Apollo 13: One family's agony and triumph Jump to media player On 11 April 1970, the Lovells watched their husband and father blast off on an ill-fated mission to the Moon. Share this with Facebook.
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Here, drawing further on the Apollo 13 drama and the interviews in the BBC’s podcast series, I discuss more of these vital leadership traits. 1, Delegation: Clear and direct Senior flight director Gene Kranz recognised that, in addition to the team tasked with communicating with and responding to the Apollo 13 crew’s current situation, he needed to plan strategically in order to anticipate.
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BBC World Service - 13 Minutes to the Moon, Season 2: The Apollo 13 story March 10th, 2020 The best podcast of last year is back for another season, this time on the Apollo 13 mission.
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Apollo 13 was the seventh crewed mission in the Apollo space program and the third meant to land on the Moon.The craft was launched from Kennedy Space Center on April 11, 1970, but the lunar landing was aborted after an oxygen tank in the service module (SM) failed two days into the mission. The crew instead looped around the Moon, and returned safely to Earth on April 17.
Apollo 13: One family's agony and triumph Jump to media player On 11 April 1970, the Lovells watched their husband and father blast off on an ill-fated mission to the Moon. 23 Mar Share this with.C. - you might find this of interest - I heard it on the World Service - but you can download via the BBC app - Apollo 13.Epic stories of Nasa’s missions to the Moon. Season 1: the first Moon landing, Apollo 11. Season 2: the near disaster of Apollo 13. Presenter: Kevin Fong.