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Episode 23 - Apollo 13 III: The Tiger Team


"I don’t give a damn about the odds and I don’t give a damn that we’ve never done anything like this before. You’ve got to believe, your people have got to believe, that this crew is coming home." Gene Kranz to the Tiger Team, Room 210, April 1970. The Tiger Team and Mission Control work through the long range problems of getting Apollo 13 home. Meanwhile, the astronauts attempt to confirm their position and trajectory as the moon continues to grow larger in their windows.  A new episode will be released every Thursday. The series is accompanied by bonus material, in the form of photographs and graphics, which will be posted on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. Twitter at @BradyHeywoodPod Facebook https://www.facebook.com/bradyheywoodpod/ Instagram https://www.instagram.com/bradyheywoodpod/ Email podcasts@bradyheywood.com.au For more details on Apollo 13, please read Jeffrey Kluger and Jim Lovell’s wonderful book titled 'Apollo 13'. Many of the conversations presented in this podcast are from this book. Details of the spacecraft configuration at the time of the explosion can be found here: http://img2.tfd.com/pp/wikiimg.ashx?p=commons%2fthumb%2f0%2f01%2f2010-06-11_CSM%2526LM.jpg%2f799px-2010-06-11_CSM%2526LM.jpg All the NASA audio used in the series can be found at: https://archive.org/details/Apollo13Audio (The Audio is edited.) Read more at http://www.bradyheywood.libsyn.com/#3kDhdq361OrESgVJ.99 Read more at https://bradyheywood.libsyn.com/#WlYBsbmY17GXd3Tc.99


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