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Fraser
2013-Apr-17, 04:30 PM
Many astronauts seem to like the*Apollo 13 movie, but being technically minded folk they also enjoy pointing out what*actually*happened during that so-called “successful failure” that landed safely on this day in 1970. Thomas “Ken” Mattingly was supposed to be on that crew, but was yanked at the last minute because he was exposed to the [...]

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Buttercup
2013-Apr-17, 04:41 PM
It's already been explained in Jim Lovell's book, no?

I read it about 5 years ago.

NEOWatcher
2013-Apr-17, 05:08 PM
It's already been explained in Jim Lovell's book, no?
I read it about 5 years ago.
This is one of those "on this day in history" stories. Nothing new. In fact the interview with Ken is 12 years old.