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Tuesday, November 13, 2012
7 pm - 8 pm
Apollo 13: The Longest Hour

presented by Sy Liebergot, former NASA Flight Controller

Hear what it was like to be a front-line Flight Controller in NASA’s Mission Control when a monster failure occurred during the Apollo 13 mission to the moon. Sy Liebergot will share his reactions, NASA footage, and details of the explosion and the heroic efforts to bring the crew back safely to Earth. He’ll also discuss the Apollo 13 movie’s accuracy and how he met Tom Hanks and Ron Howard. Sponsored by the Houston-Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation and the UH College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

Lecture Location is Bldg. 529, Cullen at Holman

  • Location: Science & Engineering Classroom (SERC), Room 100
  • Price: Free
  • Sponsor: H-LSAMP and College of NSM
  • Contact: Dawnelle Prince-Parks, Dprince@uh.edu, 713-743-0539
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