View Full Version : 13 Things That Saved Apollo 13, Part 3: Charlie Duke's Measles

2010-Apr-12, 09:10 PM
Just 72 hours before the scheduled launch of Apollo 13, Ken Mattingly was removed from the mission and replaced by Jack Swigert from the back-up crew as Command Module Pilot. Charlie Duke, also from the back-up crew caught the measles from one of his children, and exposed Mattingly — the only other member [...]

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2010-Apr-12, 09:41 PM
I'm really enjoying these articles. They add new light to an already fascinating tale

2010-Apr-12, 10:09 PM
Me too. I'm looking forward to the rest of the series. :)