Jim Lovell

Jim Lovell

James Arthur "Jim" Lovell, Jr. 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. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Jim Lovell has eight videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1995 National Press Club Speech. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1996 with an average of 583 views per program as a Commander for the Apollo Program of NASA. Most appearances with Tom Hanks (3), Bill Clinton (2), Walter Schirra (2). Most common tags: Space, U.S. History.

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Previously

Astronaut, NASA c. July 26, 1995 - c. October 19, 1996 Videos: 7 Commander, Apollo Program, NASA c. October 19, 1996 - c. May 8, 1997 Videos: 1

Recent Appearances

  • Diabetes Research Funding

    Diabetes Research Funding

    The Subcommittee on Investigations heard testimony about diabetes research funding and victims' experiences with juvenile…

  • Alan Shepard Memorial Service

    Alan Shepard Memorial Service

    A video tribute to astronaut Alan Shepard was shown at his memorial service. Former NASA astronauts and others paid tribute…

  • Jack Swigert Statue Unveiling

    Jack Swigert Statue Unveiling

    Participants celebrated the unveiling of a statue of Jack Swigert, the former Apollo astronaut who was also elected to…

  • Apollo Missions

    Apollo Missions

    A panel of astronauts talked about their experiences on the Apollo moon missions. Roy Neal presided over the forum and…

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