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Launch- April 11, 1970 .Landing- April 17, 1970.Astronauts- James A. Lovell Jr., Fred W. Haise Jr. and John L. Swigert Jr..When oxygen tank no. 2 exploded at 9:08 pm on April 13th, the plan to land on the moon was scrapped. The explosion destroyed oxygen tank no. 1 as well; with these two tanks being destroyed, the normal supply of electricity, light and water was lost. Thanks to the crew's ingenuity and quick procedure revisions at Mission Control, the crew returned to Earth safely on April 17...www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/apollo/missions/apollo13.html#... ( http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/apollo/missions/apollo13.html#.VAisABCa-So )
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