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Why Did Apollo 13 Fail?

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Presented by OLLI of Greater Birmingham and Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest at Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest, Vestavia Hills AL

Apr 09 2020
Why Did Apollo 13 Fail?

A look at Apollo 13 fifty years later.

OLLI of Greater Birmingham presents Why Did Apollo 13 Fail with Jim McDade, space enthusiast and former UAB Technology Director. Two days before the 50th anniversary of this aborted moon landing, this presentation will feature footage from NASA as well as a few scenes from the movie that featured Tom Hanks. Jim will describe why it failed and how that experience influences current attempts to reach the moon. Free admission. See for complete course listings.


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Contact: 205-348-6482

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