Apollo 13: Anatomy of a Failure
Get the inside story about the space mission that prompted the famous line "Houston, we have a problem." Sy Liebergot, the former Apollo EECOM Flight Controller, presents Apollo 13: Anatomy of a Failure. The mission was called a "successful failure" in that while it failed to reach the moon as planned, it succeeded in bringing the astronauts safely home. During the presentation, Liebergot will take the audience step-by-step through the mission, using real-time data from his Apollo 13 mission EECOM console. 7 p.m. University of Houston, Clear Lake, 2700 Bay Area Boulevard. For information, call 281-283-2560 or visit www.uhcl.edu. Free.
Thu., April 29, 7 p.m., 2010
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