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Very little of the thousands of hours of Mission Control audio on the website has been heard or documented. As you find moments of interest, post them here for discussion.

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https://apolloinrealtime.org/13/?t=145:25:30 At the reception in Honolulu, Admiral McCain greets the crew. McCain was Commanding the US Pacific fleet at the time, and the commentary makes note that his son is currently being held prisoner by the North Vietnamese. The son is of course John McCain, later to become a Republican senator, who remained in captivity till 1973. 
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Mystery solved!

Someone found another chapter in the story.
https://apolloinrealtime.org/13/?t=104:40:16&ch=47

It's Tony England and his wife Kathleen, who by then is in the maternity ward of a hospital.
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Apollo 13 Moments of Interest / 138:24:06 Bold joke by Kerwin to Lovell
« Last post by Hetty van der Klis on April 17, 2020, 11:21:26 am »
https://apolloinrealtime.org/13/?t=138:23:49

138:24:06 - "Lovell: Well, I can't say that this week hasn't been filled with excitement."
Kerwin : "Well, James, if you can't take any better care of a spacecraft than that, we might not give you another one."
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https://apolloinrealtime.org/13/?t=138:09:15&ch=57

Before the LM is jettisoned, the FDAI-reading attitudes for the LM are set up.  CONTROL (LM GNC) asks GUIDANCE for the correct angles.
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https://apolloinrealtime.org/13/?t=138:04:46&ch=14

Lovell reports on their first view of the damage to the Service Module.
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the "Tom" here is Tom Stafford

OK, I was wondering if it might be.  Joe Kerwin was CAPCOM on duty at the time, I think, so was Stafford sitting by at the right console, then?  Since I couldn't hear Kerwin talking as the transcript scrolled by, I wonder if the CAPCOM [R] track shifted over to the CAPCOM [L] position as the tape was being read in at this time.
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?? I listened from a minute before to a minute after - did I miss it? ??
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Apollo 13 Moments of Interest / Cool, Calm, and Collected
« Last post by hawkcountry on April 16, 2020, 11:50:28 am »
I thought that it was amazing from 55:54:53.555 (after the crew heard the explosion of the O2 tank how calm they remained throughout the remainder of the mission.  The only time that I really heard a lot of stress in their voice was when they were using the ascent engine to make a mid course correction on the way home.  I have always admired all of these guys (astronauts and MCC personnel, alike).  This makes me admire them even more.
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interesting discussion on the cost of the hospital room and amenities...

since she is an astronaut's wife they wanted to move her to a 50ish dollar room...but she told them that she wanted to stay in the 30-ish dollar room...

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