Jim Lovell – The 44th Anniversary of Apollo 13

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Commander of the Apollo 13 mission, astronaut Jim Lovell, calls in to talk to Bob and Marianne on the 44th anniversary of the crew’s safe return to Earth.  They talk about the accuracy of the movie, how he feels looking back on his career, his opinion on going back to the moon and how it could lead to exploration on Mars, and more.

 

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Apollo 13 astronaut Jim Lovell speaks at Chicago’s Adler Planetarium in 2005 (Scott Strazzante / Chicago Tribune)