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morris crumley
Dunwoody
GA USA
Posts: 2810
Follow Apollo 13 flight in real time.....
Posted on: 4/11/2020 10:20:08 PM

It was 50 years ago, right now, that Apollo 13 was on the way to the moon mission it never completed. A time when people all over the world gathered together to pray, to hope, to think only of the return of it`s three man crew.

You can link to an audio and visual minute by minute flight record of the journey that started with a blind desire for the moon...and ended with a blind desire for home.

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If you were around back then...you were locked into their struggle...

Respects, Morris
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"You are a $70, red-wool, pure quill military genius, or the biggest damn fool in northern Mexico."
Michigan Dave
Muskegon, Michigan
MI USA
Posts: 5893
Follow Apollo 13 flight in real time.....
Posted on: 4/12/2020 12:15:19 PM

Hey Morris,

Thanks for the fascinating site on following the increadable Apollo 13 flight & rescue, I can't tell you how many science HS Tech classes use the movie & documentaries to inspire their classes!?

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As far as the movie I just love this scene!

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We need feel good stories in these harsh times,
MD
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"The brave men, living and dead, who struggled here, have consecrated it, far above our poor power to add or detract."
DT509er
Santa Rosa
CA USA
Posts: 899
Follow Apollo 13 flight in real time.....
Posted on: 4/12/2020 2:36:51 PM

If you go to the "Apollo Flight Journal" site on YouTube, you can review a bunch of videos that include Apollo moon descents and walks. I have watched them all; I know, an exciting life I live but hey its what I do. That said, I find these videos fascinating!

Here is the Apollo 14 descent:

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Apollo Flight Journal:

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morris crumley
Dunwoody
GA USA
Posts: 2810
Follow Apollo 13 flight in real time.....
Posted on: 4/13/2020 10:10:50 AM

Hello Dave. Home sequester movie night was Saturday night....and we watched "Apollo 13." ( An aside, nobody could score a film better than James Horner. Nobody!)

Respects Morris
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"You are a $70, red-wool, pure quill military genius, or the biggest damn fool in northern Mexico."

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