James A. Lovell, John L. Swigert, and Fred W. Haise took off from Cape Canaveral
on this day.
days into the mission, however, an oxygen tank exploded and the mission had to
crew moved into the Landing Module and reorganized their mission in an attempt
to make it back home.
a very tense period they successfully returned, parachuting into the Pacific Ocean
on April 17.
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