Detail View: NASA Johnson Space Center Collection: View of Mission Control Center during the Apollo 13 oxygen cell failure

Title: 
View of Mission Control Center during the Apollo 13 oxygen cell failure
Description: 
Two phases of busy activity during critical moments of the Apollo 13 mission are reflected in this view in the Mission Control Center (MCC), bldg 30, Manned Spacecraft Center (MCC). In the foreground, Henry Simmons (left) of Newsweek magazine and John E. Riley, Public Information Specialist, Public Affairs Office, MCC, man their positions in the Press Room. At extreme left of photo, Gerald D. Griffin, Shift 2 Flight Director, talks on telephone in Mission Operations Control Room. When this photograph was taken, the Apollo 13 lunar landing had been cancelled, and the problem-plagued Apollo 13 crewmen were in transearth trajectory attempting to bring their crippled spacecraft back home.
Date Taken: 
1970-04-15
Program: 
Apollo
Mission: 
Apollo XIII
Subject Terms: 
13
facet_who: 
Gerald D. Griffin
facet_what: 
Apollo 13
facet_where: 
Johnson Space Center (JSC)
Photo ID: 
S70-35012
Film Type: 
35mm BW
UID: 
SPD-JSC-S70-35012
original url: 
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