Remembering Apollo 13 - Astronauts Jim Lovell, Jack Swigert and Fred Haise head for Pad 39A and a voyage they will never forget. Apollo 13 was launched to the Moon on April 11, 1970.

Remembering Apollo 13 - Astronauts Jim Lovell, Jack Swigert and Fred Haise head for Pad 39A and a voyage they will never forget. Apollo 13 was launched to the Moon on April 11, 1970.

The ultimate in teamwork ~ Apollo 13 astronauts after rescue, 1970....James Lovell, John Swigert, Fred Haise.

The ultimate in teamwork ~ Apollo 13 astronauts after rescue, 1970....James Lovell, John Swigert, Fred Haise.

Fred Haise

Fred Haise

Apollo 19 astronaut Fred Haise on the Moon, November 14, 1973. (NASA)

Apollo 19 astronaut Fred Haise on the Moon, November 14, 1973. (NASA)

Apollo 13 - On April 11, 1970, Apollo 13 lifted off for the Moon with Commander Jim Lovell, Command Module Pilot Jack Swigert and Lunar Module Pilot Fred Haise aboard.

Apollo 13 - On April 11, 1970, Apollo 13 lifted off for the Moon with Commander Jim Lovell, Command Module Pilot Jack Swigert and Lunar Module Pilot Fred Haise aboard.

64 Likes, 1 Comments - @apolloprogram on Instagram: “Flight controllers Charlie Duke (Capcom), Jim Lovell (backup CDR) and Fred Haise (backup LMP)…”

64 Likes, 1 Comments - @apolloprogram on Instagram: “Flight controllers Charlie Duke (Capcom), Jim Lovell (backup CDR) and Fred Haise (backup LMP)…”

Today marks the 45th Anniversary of launch of Apollo 13. The Sucessful Failure that, despite a crippling explosion to the oxygen tank, managed to bring NASA astronauts Jim Lovell, Fred Haise, and Jack Swigert back to Earth safely.

Today marks the 45th Anniversary of launch of Apollo 13. The Sucessful Failure that, despite a crippling explosion to the oxygen tank, managed to bring NASA astronauts Jim Lovell, Fred Haise, and Jack Swigert back to Earth safely.

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