19.09.2012 [Plain Dealer] - WASHINGTON, D.C. — In 1970, NASA Commander JamesLovell used a ring-bound checklist to safely guide Apollo 13's crew of three astronauts to earth after an explosion in space forced him to abandon its moon mission. A book the 84-year-old Cleveland
James "Jim" Arthur Lovell, Jr., (born March 25, 1928) is a former NASA astronaut and a retired captain in the United States Navy, most famous as the commander of the Apollo 13 mission, which suffered a critical failure en route to the Moon but was brought back safely to Earth by the efforts of the crew and mission control. Lovell was also the command module pilot of Apollo 8, the first Apollo mission to enter lunar orbit. Lovell is a recipient of the Congressional Space Medal of Honor and the Presidential Medal of Freedom. He is one of only 24 people to have flown to the Moon, the first of only three people to fly to the Moon twice, and the only one to have flown there twice without making a landing. Lovell was also the first person to fly in space four times.
03.03.2009 by Lisa Haneberg Jeffrey offers up some great stories (including some from the Apollo mission - he co-wrote the best selling book Apollo 13 with Astronaut JamesLovell, based on which the movie was made). We talk about guppies and a logic that would ...
01.10.2012 [Texas A&M The Battalion] - Apollo and Gemini astronaut Captain JamesLovell presented the $10,000 Astronaut Scholarship to senior aerospace engineering major Emily Boster during a ceremony Friday at Rudder Auditorium. “Emily has demonstrated quality leadership in aerospace
27.09.2012 [Mother Nature Network] - NASA's General Counsel then raised questions about the title to artifacts sold in January by a Dallas auction house on behalf of JamesLovell and Apollo 9 spacewalker Rusty Schweickart. One item in particular, a checklist that had been used to
27.09.2012 [Space.com] - The issue came to a head in January after an inquiry by the space agency put a hold on the almost $400,000 auction of a checklist used by Apollo 13 commander JamesLovell. The bill clarifies what NASA Administrator Charles Bolden described as
27.09.2012 [Texas A&M University] - We will have the opportunity to be with a great American hero on Friday from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., when Gemini and Apollo astronaut JamesLovell is in Rudder Auditorium to talk about "Being Committed to Succeed" and present a scholarship to senior
20.09.2012 [Texas A&M University] - Gemini and Apollo astronaut JamesLovell will present Texas A&M University student Emily Boster with a $10,000 scholarship from the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation (ASF) during a public presentation and ceremony Friday, Sept. 28, from 1:30-2:30 p.m.
18.07.2009 by Phil Plait Buzz, Neil and Mike will each be 80 next year. I will be meeting Aldrin next weekend at the Hornet; I still hope to get a chance to meet Collins and Armstrong someday although they are both very private so I won't get my hopes up. ...