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Offline AlbertL

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Apollo 13 50th anniversary
« on: April 13, 2020, 11:27:26 pm »
On this 50th anniversary of the Apollo 13 accident, you can follow the mission in "real time" here: https://apolloinrealtime.org/13/ .  The oxygen tank explosion occurred at Ground Elapsed Time 55:54:53.

Listening to the “flight director loop“ - intercom conversations among the flight director and controllers – gives an interesting (and inspiring) perspective on the extraordinary effort involved in bringing the crew home.

Another source for the flight director loop is here, in multiple parts beginning with: .


 
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Re: Apollo 13 50th anniversary
« Reply #1 on: April 15, 2020, 10:03:50 am »
Some high quality still images from inside Apollo 13, made by overlaying frames of the small amounts of cine film the took to improve the S/N. From the BBC News website...

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-52264743
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