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Apollo 13 remembered


Forty years ago today, the ill-fated Apollo 13 mission blasted of for its flight to the moon. Two days into the voyage an explosion left the astronauts struggling to return to Earth, running low on power and water.

Science correspondent Pallab Ghosh spoke to the mission's commander, Jim Lovell, who looked back on the story that gripped the entire world.


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