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“Apollo 13”

Mar 11, 2016 08:26 AM ET
In 1962, NASA established Houston as its home base, which is about 1,000 miles away from its launch sites. Why is mission control in Texas?
Jul 7, 2015 12:05 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
This summer marks the 20th anniversary of the excellent movie, Apollo 13 -- these are 20 things we still love about the film.
Apr 17, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
If every failure offers a learning opportunity, what can Apollo 13 teach us?
Jun 3, 2014 01:45 PM ET // Discovery News
Pacific Space Center officials made a lucky find of this collection of rare photos depicting astronaut training in Hawaii for the Apollo missions.
Jan 16, 2014 04:08 PM ET // Amy Shira Teitel
Asteroid J002E3 turned out to be the S-IVB stage of Apollo 12's Saturn V. What happen to the rest of those rocket stages? Continue reading →
Dec 3, 2013 01:22 PM ET // Miriam Kramer, SPACE.com
How does a country preserve its mark on the moon for decades to come? It may not seem like the moon is a busy space-traffic hub these days, but in the not-too-distant future, that could change.
Oct 13, 2013 01:16 PM ET // Space.com
The blockbuster movie 'Gravity' sheds light on actual space disasters in our spacefaring history.
Apr 17, 2015 03:30 PM ET // Amy Shira Teitel
Even though Apollo 13 never landed on the moon, the upper stage of it's Saturn V rocket did.
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