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Remembering Apollo 16 - Astronauts John Young, Ken Mattingly and Charlie Duke prepare to depart their crew quarters at Kennedy Space Center prior to launching to the Moon. This Date in 1972. www.Retro Space


Apollo 13 crew portrait with their Saturn V behind, including original CMP member Ken Mattingly, who was pulled from the flight 48 hours before launch and replaced with backup Jack Swigert, due to the possibility of being exposed to the measles.


The ORIGINAL Crew of Apollo 13. Astronaut T.K. "Ken" Mattingly was the original Command Module Pilot until it was thought he was exposed to the Measles (Ken is the one in the center of the picture). He was replaced by John (Jack) Swigert, Jr.


The Apollo 16 crew: Thomas K. Mattingly II, command module pilot; John W. Young, commander; and Charles M. Duke Jr., lunar module pilot.


LIFE image showing the original crew of Fred Haise, Jim Lovell and Ken Mattingly at the Manned Spacecraft Center in Houston.


Ken Mattingly, originally scheduled to fly on Apollo 13, was scratched due to his exposure to the measles, flew on Apollo 16 and later on the space shuttle.