A Successful Failure: Apollo 13
On April 11,1970, Apollo 13 was launched
from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
Commanded by astronaut James Lovell,
with astronauts John Swigert and Fred Haise,
the spacecraft was on its way to the moon.
At a distance of about 200,000 miles from Earth,
Lovell unexpectedly reported to Mission Control:
"Houston we've had a problem": A liquid oxygen
Saturday, September 8, 2018
Topic(s) of this poem: moon