Apollo 13

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Apollo 13
Apollo 13 passing Moon.jpg
The Apollo 13 crew photographed the Moon oot o the Lunar Module owerheid rendezvous window as thay passed bi; the deactivatit Command Module is veesible
Mission type Manned lunar laundin attempt
Operator NASA[1]
COSPAR ID 1970-029A
SATCAT № 4371
Mission duration 5 days, 22 oors, 54 minutes, 41 seiconts
Spacecraft properties
Spacecraft Apollo CSM-109
Apollo LM-7
Manufacturer CSM: North American Rockwell
LM: Grumman
Launch mass 101,261 pounds (45,931 kg)
Laundin mass 11,133 pounds (5,050 kg)
Crew size 3
Callsign CM: Odyssey
LM: Aquarius
Start o mission
Launch date Not recognized as a date. Years must have 4 digits (use leading zeros for years < 1000). UTC
Rocket Saturn V SA-508
Launch steid Kennedy LC-39A
End o mission
Recovered bi USS Iwo Jima
Landing date Not recognized as a date. Years must have 4 digits (use leading zeros for years < 1000). UTC
Landing site South Pacific Ocean
21°38′24″S 165°21′42″W / 21.64000°S 165.36167°W / -21.64000; -165.36167 (Apollo 13 splashdown)
Orbital parameters
Reference seestem Geocentric
Regime Cislunar
Fleebi o Muin (orbit an laundin abortit)
Closest approach April 15, 1970, 00:21:00 UTC
Distance 254 kilometers (137 nmi)
Docking with LM
Dockin date Aprile 11, 1970, 22:32:08 UTC
Undockin date Aprile 17, 1970, 16:43:00 UTC

Apollo 13-insignia.png Apollo 13 Prime Crew.jpg
Left tae richt Lovell, Swigert, Haise, 12 days efter thair return.

Apollo programme
← Apollo 12 Apollo 14

Apollo 13 wis the seivent manned mission in the American Apollo space programme an the third intendit tae laund on the Muin.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Orloff, Richard W. (September 2004) [First published 2000]. "Table of Contents". Apollo by the Numbers: A Statistical Reference. NASA History Division, Office of Policy and Plans. NASA History Series. Washington, D.C.: NASA. ISBN 0-16-050631-X. LCCN 00061677. NASA SP-2000-4029. Retrieved April 15, 2012.