Watch – “Apollo 13: Houston, We’ve Got a Problem”

“Houston, We’ve Got a Problem”

You know the name, you’ve heard the quote, you’ve probably even seen Tom Hanks star in the film adaptation. Now take a look under behind the curtain to see the real faces behind the scenes of the Apollo 13 mission. The mission that began with a goal of putting men on the moon, but ended up being a nationally televised test of the human condition to bring our boys back home.

The Apollo 13 Crew Prior to Launch 1970

See behind the scenes footage of NASA throughout the Apollo 13 mission

According to NASA, the Apollo 13 mission lasted was 5 days, 22 hours, 54 minutes, and 41 seconds. While that number might technically be true, it had to feel like a lifetime for the astronauts, anyone involved at NASA and really the entire country. The nation was captured by the story of the Apollo 13 mission, and despite being a failed mission in terms of their original objective (to land on the moon), the story would become a success story for the American people and their ingenuity. When everything goes wrong, when all hope looks to be lost, NASA & America persevered.

The Moon photographed by the crew of Apollo 13 from their Lunar Module “lifeboat” as they passed by it

Blue Water Healthy Living is proud to present you “Apollo 13: Houston, We’ve Got a Problem” the amazing story of the Apollo 13 mission courtesy of NASA & The National Archives.

Enjoy the story of these great American Heroes!

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