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Apollo 13 returns to Earth

Apollo 13 returns to Earth
  • On April 17, tragedy turned to triumph as the Apollo 13 astronauts touched down safely in the Pacific Ocean.

· The world anxiously watching, Apollo 13, a U.S. The lunar spacecraft that suffered a severe malfunction on its journey to the moon safely returns to Earth.

· On April 11, the third manned lunar landing mission was launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida, carrying astronauts James A. Lovell, John L. Swigert, and Fred W. Haise.

  • The mission was headed for a landing on the Fra Mauro highlands of the moon. However, two days into the mission, disaster struck 200,000 miles from Earth when oxygen tank No. 2 blew up in the spacecraft.