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Apollo 13 was the seventh manned mission in the Apollo space program and the third intended to land on the Moon. The craft was launched from the Kennedy Space Center, Florida, but the lunar landing was aborted after an oxygen tank exploded two days later, crippling the Service Module upon which the Command Module had depended.
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    • Essentials 

    • Background 

    • Astronauts and key Mission Control personnel 

    • Mission insignia and call signs 

    • Launch vehicle and spacecraft 

    • Training and preparation 

    • Experiments and scientific objectives 

    • Flight of Apollo 13 

    • Public and media reaction 

    • Investigation and response 

    • Aftermath 

    • Popular culture, media and 50th anniversary