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Apr. 11, 1970: Apollo 13 launched into space!
Watch historical footage of the astronauts and control center in the short documentary Apollo 13: Houston, We’ve Got a Problem, in NASA: Years of Glory, available through American History in Video.
Read a New York Times account on April 19th, 1970 of the “most hair-raising mission in the short history of space flight” in “Three Came Back as the World Held Its Breath,” available in ProQuest Historical Newspapers.