4K CGI: Remembering Apollo 13: What they 'Might' have saw in 1970 before aborting the Mission



This video uses data gathered from the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter spacecraft to recreate some of the stunning views of the Moon that the Apollo 13 astronauts saw on their perilous journey around the farside in 1970. Visualizations, in 4K resolution,

Mission type: Crewed lunar landing attempt (H)

Operator: NASA

COSPAR ID: 1970-029A

SATCAT no. 4371

Mission duration: 5 days, 22 hours, 54 minutes, 41 seconds

Spacecraft properties:
Spacecraft:
Apollo CSM-109
Apollo LM-7

Manufacturer:
CSM: North American Rockwell

LM: Grumman

Launch mass: 45,931 kilograms (101,261 lb)
Landing mass: 5,050 kilograms (11,133 lb)

Crew
Crew size: 3

Members:
James A. Lovell, Jr.
John L. Swigert, Jr.
Fred W. Haise, Jr.

Call sign:
CM: Odyssey
LM: Aquarius

Start of mission:
Launch date April 11, 1970, 19:13:00 UTC

Rocket: Saturn V SA-508

Launch site: Kennedy LC-39A

End of mission
Recovered by USS Iwo Jima

Landing date April 17, 1970, 18:07:41 UTC
Landing site South Pacific Ocean
21°38′24″S 165°21′42″W

Docking with LM
Docking date: April 11, 1970, 22:32:08 UTC
Un-docking date: April 17, 1970, 16:43:00 UTC

Go to original youtube video here UC9YiM2p7prjjeICDPc3j6yw

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *