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Spaceship at least the perspective is ntirely Lovell s Recommended Well if you liked this book you should read Rocket Men and probably The Right Stuff and Hidden Figures The story of Apollo 13 is the story of how smart people face failure with their best work It s right up for my preference for good government and history of science and technology books The American mission to the moon is full of those kinds of stories Kudos to Jim Lovell who made the story not just about himself Surely he and his wife are central characters But most of the book is about the folks on the ground at NASA in Houston and at Grumman on Long Island who faced a series of ticking time bomb challenges to salvage Revived enough water propellant oxygen and heat from a broken rocket to keep three men alive all the way to the moon and back Hellven Richard Nixon gets to act heroically Houston we ve had a problemOn April 11 1970 Jim Lovell Fred Haise and Jack Swigart blasted off from Earth on a journey to the moon Three days later there was an Student Research Projects in Calculus explosion thatnded the mission and almost nded their lives For four days they barely slept and did their best to limp home on limited power and oxygen This story describes in detail the actions of the crew and Mission Control to save Apollo 13 from an uncertain fateI liked the various perspectives presented from the Apollo 13 crew to Mission Control to the Lovell household It was interesting to see how veryone involved reacted to the situation and Love for Imperfect Things especially how the team in Houston handled the various problems with the compromised mission Rea. N Jim Lovell and coauthor Jeffrey Kluger add a new preface and never before seen photographs to Apollo 13 In their preface they offer an incisive look at America's waxing and waning love affair with spacexploration during the past three decades culminating only recently when the Apollo 13 spacecraft itself long consigned to an aviation museum outside Paris was at last returned to its rightful home in the United States As inspiring today as it was thirty years ago the story of Apollo 13 is a timeless tribute to the nduring American spirit and sparkling individual heroi.

This dialog taken from the official Apollo 13 technical Air to Ground Voice Transcription and reproduced here without permission between the Mission Control Center and the men aboard Apollo 13 is basically the reason why this book has been writtenThe story of NASA s successful failure is a very ngaging read Taking Instruction (Taboo, even if you already know the Hollywood movie There s a lot information given in this book the techno babble isxplained and intelligible to all and the movie s inaccuracies are ironed out Some flashbacks to Lowell s life prior to Apollo 13 ase things upWhat impressed me most about the Apollo 13 mission is how calmly and seemingly unexcited the astronauts and people in mission control dealt with the situation which is considered the most dramatic pisode in manned space travel If you have some time on your hand you can listen to 50 hours worth of audio recordings I used this as a soundtrack while reading although it didn t take me 50 hoursI recommend this book to anyone Divertimento even slightly interested in thexploration of spaceAs I hurtled through space one thought kept crossing my mind Love Is a Fairy Tale every part of this rocket was supplied by the lowest bidder John Glenn This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution NonCommercial ShareAlike 30 Unported License I read this book some time ago but it was such a good read I thought I d review it just in time for the holidaysI think it would make a good gift for nonfiction buffs I don t know if its age makes it hard to find but it almost guarantees that it may not be familiar to a lot of readersThis book is. In April 1970 during the glory days of the Apollo space program NASA sent Navy Captain Jim Lovell and two other astronauts on America's fifth mission to the moon Only fifty five hours into the flight of Apollo 13 disaster struck a mysteriousxplosion rocked the ship and soon its oxygen and power began draining away Written with all the color and drama of the best fiction APOLLO 13 previously published as Lost Moon tells the full story of the moon shot that almost Promise at Dawn ended in catastrophe Minutes after thexplosion the three astronauts are forced to abandon the main ship fo.

A telling of the Apollo 13 saga as seen by the commander of the mission Jim Lovell If you saw the movie Apollo 13 you will recognize a lot of details right down to xact uotes It also helps xplain things that may not have made sense to viewers ie why it was such a compliment to tell an Bangkok Wakes to Rain engineer he s a steelyyed missile man Even though we know the happy The Right Sort of Man (Sparks Bainbridge Mystery ending the book is a fascinating read and an inside view of a criticalvent in America s space program You don t have to be a science space or history nut to be drawn into the story This book upon which the film Apollo 13 is based provides a lot details and background information about the accident I m guessing that science journalist Jeffrey Kluger had a major role in shaping the narrative which was xpertly told and whose chapters alternated between flashbacks and current dramas The book highlights things missed in the movie the vast amount of flight xperience Lovell already had having flown twice around the moon the personal connection Lovell had with ill fated Apollo 1 tragedy the social protocol NASA astronauts had including that of Lovell s wife who had to keep one wife busy while NASA prepared to deliver the news of her husband s death the nitty gritty detail of the necessary burn operations they had to take how the venting of oxygen surrounded the ship during most of the return home and interfered with visibility The book certainly captures the Et si la maladie n'tait pas un hasard ? exciting and heroicfforts of the astronauts and crew strangely the whole story is told in first person which papers over the fact that inside the. R the lunar module a tiny craft designed to keep two men alive for just two days As the hours tick away the narrative shifts from the crippled spacecraft to Mission Control from Den of Shadows (Gamblers Den engineers searching desperately for a way to fix the ship to Lovell's wife and children praying for his safe return Thentire nation watches as one crisis after another is met and overcome By the time the ship splashes down in the Pacific we understand why the heroic ffort to rescue Lovell and his crew is considered by many to be NASA's finest hourNow thirty years after the launch of the missio.

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James Jim Arthur Lovell Jr born March 25 1928 is a former NASA astronaut and a retired captain in the United States Navy most famous as the commander of the Apollo 13 mission which suffered a critical failure en route to the Moon but was brought back safely to Earth by the efforts of the crew and mission control Lovell was also the command module pilot of Apollo 8 the first Apollo miss