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  • Apollo 13: Houston, We Have a Problem

    american history
    history of space travel
    apollo 13
    What seems like smooth-sailing quickly turns into an emergency for the astronauts of Apollo 13. This clip illustrates a defining moment of the Apollo 13 mission, when the ship experiences critical failures.

  • Apollo 13: Landing on the Moon

    american history
    history of space travel
    apollo 1
    An astronaut explains to his son how his upcoming moon landing will work (if all goes well). He also discusses the Apollo 1 tragedy with his worried son.

  • Apollo 13: Re-Entry Scene

    human emotion
    types of emotion
    Friends, Family, and Nasa crew wait anxiously for word on the Apollo 13 crew as they re-enter the atmosphere.

  • Apollo 13: Failure is Not an Option

    Has profanity
    leaders listen
    democratic leadership
    The team brainstorms how to get the Apollo 13 crew back to Earth with time to spare even though their spacecraft is running out of power. Aaron suggests that the module conserve its power, and Kranz takes all measures necessary to ensure that they do not lose an American in space.

  • Apollo 13: Square Peg in a Round Hole

    creative solutions
    respiratory system
    respiratory acidosis
    Using limited resources, the team at NASA needs to invent a way to fit a square cartridge into a round hole in order to create a CO2 filter. This filter would prevent the CO2 levels from rising too high in the spacecraft. Otherwise, the crew will face complications such as impaired judgment and blackouts.