"Apollo 13: Anatomy Of The Failure"

Sy Liebergot
NASA Manned Spacecraft Center/Johnson Space Center


This talk will discuss the unfolding failure of the Apollo 13 cryogenic oxygen tank explosion. This is a first hand account and relates the details of the explosion as they happened, using the actual real-time data on the EECOM console screens in Mission Control showing “how the data played.”

2006 MAPLD International Conference - Session G
"Digital Engineering and Computer Design: A Retrospective and Lessons Learned for Today's Engineers"

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