Apollo 13 | Mission, History, & Facts
Apollo 13, U.S. spaceflight, launched on April 11, 1970, that suffered an oxygen tank explosion en route to the Moon, threatening the lives of three astronauts—commander Jim Lovell, lunar module pilot Fred Haise, and command module pilot Jack Swigert—who ultimately saved themselves.
Apollo Mission Control Reopens in All Its Historic Glory
The Apollo Mission Control Center has been restored just in time to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing.
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‘Roger, Houston’: Mission Control Center (MCC) Celebrates 50 Years of Spaceflight Operations Support
Over the last 50 years, Houston—the seat of Harris County and the most populous city in Texas—has become synonymous with NASA’s Mission Control Center (MCC), from which every U.S. piloted mission s…
NACA celebrates its centennial
“Had we not started doing this work at the NACA before 1958 because we were curious we would never have gotten to the Moon when we did.” – John W. “Jack” Boyd Before NASA there was the NACA or National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics