Failure Is Not an Option: Mission Control
Gene Kranz is the author of Failure Is Not an Option: Mission Control from Mecury to Apollo 13 and Beyond, published by Simon and Schuster.
Gene Kranz talked about his tenure as the Flight Director for Apollo 13. He provided an insider’s view of the American space program, from the first days of NASA and Alan Shepard’s first space flight, to the launching of the Hubble Space Telescope.
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