Jan 22

50-Year Retrospective: The Flights of Apollo After Apollo 13 - What Changed?

8 p.m. - 9 p.m. Online
50-Year Retrospective: The Flights of Apollo After Apollo 13 - What Changed?
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Senior Lecturer Jim Mahon

After the return of Apollo 13 from its nearly-fatal mission, NASA faced the possibility of halting lunar missions if the causes and fixes for the actual accident were not quickly determined, with solutions put in place to give future missions greater safety margins. All this, at a time when NASAs budget started to shrink, had far-reaching effects on the number and types of lunar missions NASA was ultimately able to fly as Apollo came to an end in late 1972.

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