Tag Archives: Apollo XIII

17 April 1970 – Odyssey returns to Earth

On this day 43 years ago, the Command Module Odyssey splashed down. Apollo XIII I remember – as if it were yesterday – being glued to the TV watching the coverage of this glorious disaster.  It was inspiring. But we … Continue reading

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O2 TANK EXPLOSION… 40 years ago tonight

40 years ago. The time of the explosion of the O2 tank: April 14, 1970, 03:07:53 UTC April 13, 22:07:53 EST I’ll be watching the movie Apollo XIII tonight at that time. 40 years ago. I remember being glued to … Continue reading

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