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Mission Controllers Discuss the Return of Apollo 13

View of Mission Control Center during the Apollo 13 emergency return
Discussion in the Mission Operations Control Room (MOCR) dealing with the Apollo 13 crewmen during their final day in space.

NASA mission control officials discuss the Apollo 13 mission on April 16, 1970, the mission’s final day in space. From left to right are Glynn S. Lunney, Shift 4 flight director; Gerald D. Griffin, Shift 2 flight director; astronaut James A. McDivitt, manager, Apollo Spacecraft Program, MSC; Dr. Donald K. Slayton, director of Flight Crew Operations, MSC; and Dr. Willard R. Hawkins, M.D., Shift 1 flight surgeon.