51 years later: Captain Jim Lovell reflects on Apollo 13

Bob Sirott

Apollo 13 commander James A. Lovell gives a demonstration at a televised news conference at the Manned Spacecraft Center in Houston, Texas, April 21, 1970. Lovell describes the oxygen tank blast that occurred when the spaceship was 202,000 miles from earth. Lovell points to the spot on the service module where the explosion ripped the panel loose. (AP Photo)

Captain Jim Lovell, who was the commander of Gemini and Apollo missions, joined Bob Sirott to reflect on Apollo 13, the mission that launched 51 years ago, and to look back at the events of the mission that continue to remain engraved in his mind. (Plus, Bob asks him about some diet tips!)

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Bob Sirott's acclaimed broadcasting career has spanned nearly five decades and has included stints at WMAQ, WBBM-FM, WLS, WGN and various television stations. (Click for more.)
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