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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.

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The original Apollo 13 crew, from left to right: Jim Lovell, Thomas “Ken” Mattingly, Fred Haise. Credit: NASA

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Ken Mattingly - AU grad & astronaut (whom Gary Sinise portrayed in the movie Apollo 13).

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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.

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humanoidhistory: The launch of Apollo 16 on April 16, 1972. (White Winter Hymnal)

Apollo 16 Crew Members are from Left to Right Thomas K. Mattingly II,John W. Young, Charles M. Duke,Jr.Mission was called Project Apollo

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