The crew of Apollo 13 begin their long fall to earth. In this entire episode we stay with the crew as they go around the moon, fight to keep their LEM functioning and their trajectory correct - all while their spacecraft begins to freeze around them.
The final episode will be released next Thursday.
The series is accompanied by bonus material, in the form of photographs and graphics, which will be posted on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.
For more details on Apollo 13, please read Jeffrey Kluger and Jim Lovell’s wonderful book titled 'Apollo 13'. Many of the conversations presented in this podcast are from this book.
Details of the spacecraft configuration at the time of the explosion can be found here: http://img2.tfd.com/pp/wikiimg.ashx?p=commons%2fthumb%2f0%2f01%2f2010-06-11_CSM%2526LM.jpg%2f799px-2010-06-11_CSM%2526LM.jpg
All the NASA audio used in the series can be found at: https://archive.org/details/Apollo13Audio (The Audio is edited.)
Details of Ed Smylie's device can be found at https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Apollo_13_Mailbox_at_Mission_Control.jpg
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