April 13 brings back fond memories of Apollo astronaut Jack Swigert

MARKS: HE WAS A TRUE AMERICAN HERO April 13, 1970 — Apollo 13 — “Hey, we’ve got a problem here.” Thus, calmly, Command Module Pilot Jack Swigert gave the first intimation to a world, then bored by 12 previously successful “routine” Apollo flights, that there might be serious trouble for Flight 13 — 200,00 miles […]

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