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General Discussion / Re: Thank you
« on: March 13, 2020, 08:19:23 am »
Our pleasure!

Apollo 13 Moments of Interest / Apollo 13 Film vs Reality
« on: March 12, 2020, 08:52:18 pm »
The Apollo 13 in Real Time volunteer team have assembled this series of links to specific mission moments for easy comparison between the Hollywood film, and what really transpired in 1970. Below each film clip are links to the real moments on

Feel free to reply to this thread and add more as you find them.


Apollo 13 (1995) - Suiting Up Scene

Apollo 13 (1995) - Go for Launch Scene (head for the hills)

Apollo 13 (1995) - Houston, We Have a Problem Scene (“Stir O2 tanks”) (Explosion) (Swigert, “Ok Houston, we’ve had a problem here.”)

Apollo 13 (1995) - A New Mission Scene
(didn’t happen)

Apollo 13 (1995) - Failure Is Not an Option Scene
(didn’t happen)

Apollo 13 (1995) - Square Peg in a Round Hole Scene (Brand tells the crew about LiOH plan)

Apollo 13 (1995) - Duct Tape and Cardboard Scene (deke holding CO2 adapter) (instructions read up to crew)

Apollo 13 (1995) - Just Breathe Normal Scene (kind of)

Apollo 13 Story Part 6 - Adjusting Angle of Re-entry Scene (please check my arithmetic) (checking arithmetic)

Apollo 13 (1995) - It's Been a Privilege Flying With You Scene
(didn’t happen)

Apollo 13 (1995) - Re-Entry Scene (11/11) | Movieclips (LOS CSM) (we show you on the mains!)

This is just incredible stuff. Such an important moment in history.

Apollo 13 Moments of Interest / Posting format
« on: February 26, 2020, 11:56:40 am »
Subject should be ground elapsed time with a short description. The first line of the body should be the link to the moment on Use the "share" button on to generate the appropriate link.

Thanks for contributing!



Stafford calls the Vice President.


Ron Evans calls Gene Cernan at the Lunar Module Simulator to discuss DEPS burn


SSR backroom Larry Sheaks calls a "Hank" in Los Angeles (possibly at AiResearch?) to talk about the accident.


Ron Evans calls his wife to check in


Vance Brand uses the phone at the BOOSTER console to call his fellow CapCom Joe Kerwin and tell him about the accident.


Vance Brand calling Joe Kerwin. "It's like a nightmare SIM, frankly."


SPAN gets filled in on the LM RCS burn planned

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