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  Jim Lovell - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lovell was the backup pilot for Gemini 4, and his first spaceflight was as pilot of Gemini 7 in December 1965, which was the first flight to spend a fortnight in space, and also conducted the first space rendezvous with Gemini 6A.
Lovell was originally scheduled to be the backup commander of Gemini 10, but after the deaths of Elliott See and Charles Bassett, he became backup commander of Gemini 9A, and in November 1966 made his second flight into space as commander of Gemini 12.
Lovell was backup commander of Apollo 11 and was scheduled to command Apollo 14, but he and his crew swapped missions with the crew of Apollo 13, as it was felt the commander of the other crew, Alan Shepard, needed more time to train after being grounded for a long period.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Jim_Lovell   (1220 words)

 Jim Lovell: Apollo 13 Astronaut
Lovell executed various commands in the Gemini Mission Program, including serving as backup pilot for the Gemini 4 flight and pilot on the history-making Gemini 7 flight which saw the first rendezvous of two manned spacecraft in 1965.
At the close of the Gemini program, Lovell became command module pilot and navigator for the epic six-day journey on Apollo 8, man’s maiden voyage to the moon, during which he and his fellow crew were the first humans to leave the earth’s gravitational influence.
Lovell educates and fascinates as he relates the skills required to turn a failed system into a successful mission to the tools needed to succeed in the business world of today and tomorrow.
www.speakers.ca /lovell_jim.aspx   (612 words)

 Apollo 13 Image Library
Jim Lovell, who is carrying the ALSEP packages in the foreground, and Fred Haise, who is in the background with the Hand Tool Carrier (HTC), conduct a walk-through of EVA timeline at KSC.
Jim's yo-yo is clearly visible on his left hip and, as indicated in a detail, we have a clear view of the curved armband and spiral binding of the cuff checklist.
Jim Lovell and Fred Haise appear to be opening the large sample bag that fits in the center of the Hand Tool Carrier at the left.
www.hq.nasa.gov /alsj/a13/images13.html   (3894 words)

Lovell was given command of his own lunar landing mission on Apollo 13 with Lunar Module Pilot Fred Haise and Command Module pilot Jack Swigert.
Lovell and Haise were to have explored the moon's Fra Mauro highlands in April 1970, but en route, an oxygen tank in the Service Module exploded, resulting in loss of all Command Module oxygen and electric power.
Astronauts James A. Lovell, Jr., Stuart A. Roosa, and Charles M. Duke, Jr., participated in a recovery test of spacecraft 007, conducted by the MSC Landing and Recovery Division in the Gulf of Mexico.
www.astronautix.com /astros/lovell.htm   (4553 words)

 Apollo 13 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jim Lovell and Jeffrey Kluger's book about the mission, Lost Moon, was later turned into a successful movie, Apollo 13, starring Tom Hanks, Bill Paxton and Kevin Bacon as the Apollo crewmen.
Lovell was aware of the decision to use the heater to evaporate the oxygen, which was calculated to take a few days at the highest operational temperature of 80 °F (27 °C).
However, because the lunar landing was never made, Lovell kept the plaque, which is one of the few mementos from the mission that he has on display at his home.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Apollo_13   (2728 words)

 Heroes: Jim Lovell: 'Grit and grace' saved the Apollo 13 crew   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
On April 13, 1970, Navy Capt. Jim Lovell was two days or about 200,000 miles out from Earth, with the moon beckoning.
Lovell also made good on a vow he made on the deck of the recovery carrier the day he got back–to write a book about the mission.
Lovell retired from NASA and the Navy in 1973 and spent several years in business.
www.usnews.com /usnews/doubleissue/heroes/lovell.htm   (1025 words)

 Barnes & Noble.com - Lost Moon: The Perilous Voyage of Apollo 13 - Jim A. Lovell - Hardcover
Lovell and Kluger's account of Mission Control's heroic efforts to figure out a way to bring the crew home safely and the astronauts' race against time in a freezing spacecraft provide the core of this gripping narrative.
Even though Lovell was the commanding officer of "Apollo 13" and therefore at the very heart of these galvanizing events, he and coauthor Kluger of "Discover" magazine felt that the "omniscient sweep" of a third-person voice was essential to the telling of this unparalleled story.
Lovell and Kluger document every white-knuckle phase of this near disaster, balancing fascinating technological detail with more, pardon the pun, down-to-earth concerns, such as how Marilyn Lovell kept her composure during the seemingly endless ordeal.
search.barnesandnoble.com /booksearch/isbnInquiry.asp?isbn=0395670292   (1185 words)

 Jim Lovell Custom Signing 2003
Jim Lovell was a guest of Novaspace for his second visit here, November 8 and 9, 2003.
Lovell was very friendly and talkative, telling us about his duties and history of the restaurant, Lovell's of Lake Forest while sipping a margarita.
Lovell was more conscientious than most, making sure to read the post-it notes, and sometimes overruling pen type and location for something he felt would look better.
www.novaspace.com /AUTO/SIGNINGS/Lovell2003.html   (282 words)

 Indiana State University : Office of Public Affairs : News Archive
Lovell and his Apollo 13 crew were forced to modify their lunar module into an effective lifeboat when their cryogenic oxygen system failed.
The actions of Lovell and his crew enabled the lunar module to conserve enough electrical power and water to ensure their survival in space and their safe return to earth.
Lovell appeared in several segments of Tom Hanks’ 1998 HBO documentary, "From the Earth to the Moon." Today, he is president of Lovell Communications, a business devoted to disseminating information about the U.S. Space Program.
web.indstate.edu /news/archive/2003/nov/lovell.html   (493 words)

 Memorable Quotes from Apollo 13 (1995)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Jim Lovell: I sometimes catch myself looking up at the moon, remembering the changes of fortune in our long voyage, thinking of the thousands of people who worked to bring the three of us home.
Jim Lovell: Well, that'd be a hot one at the debriefing for the flight surgeons...
Jim Lovell: No one is saying it is. If I'm in the left-hand seat when the call comes up, *I* stir the tanks.
www.imdb.com /Quotes?0112384   (2175 words)

 Jim Lovell: Still an Explorer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Jim Lovell poses at the South Pole in January, 2000.
Initially, Lovell was disappointed that the near-disastrous Apollo 13 mission robbed him of his only chance to land on the moon.
Lovell's feelings have changed over the years, however, and the popularity of the Apollo 13 book and movie has helped make up for the sense of loss.
www.space.com /peopleinterviews/apollo13_lovell_profile_000415.html   (783 words)

 Jim Lovell & Jeffrey Kluger, Lost Moon
Jim Lovell's input gives this story an easy-going air, like he's sitting back in the study, sharing a drink with you while chatting about old war stories.
Yet even when Lovell isn't relating the events from his first-person vantage point, that "I was there" immediacy still comes through, odd as that may sound.
The joke invoice, of course, was eventually delivered to Rockwell, and while Lovell doesn't address the matter, it's a virtual certainty that those folks failed to see the brilliance of the humor.
www.rambles.net /lovell_moon.html   (624 words)

 Apollo 13 (1995) - Screenplays for You - free movie scripts and screenplays
JIM LOVELL is hanging from the hand hold in the open hatch as oxygen continues to rush past him and out into the vacuum of space.
JIM LOVELL - That was supposed to be the theme to 2001 in honor of our Command Module Odyssey, but there seems to have been a last minute change in the program.
JIM LOVELL (on TV pre-flight) - Oh well, I've had an engine flame out a few times in an aircraft, and I was kind of curious as to whether it was gonna light up again, things of that nature, but uh, they seemed to work out...
sfy.ru /sfy.html?script=apollo13   (17015 words)

 Keppler Speakers: Jim Lovell   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Two hundred thousand miles from earth, Captain Jim Lovell and his Apollo 13 crew faced almost certain death when their oxygen system failed, sending out the now famous line, “Houston, we have a problem”.
Accepting the need for change and providing sound leadership, Lovell modified the lunar module into an effective lifeboat, conserving both electrical power and water in sufficient supply, and was able to return safely to Earth.
Finding immediate fame as a hero and a symbol of American pride, Lovell was awarded many honors for his role on Apollo 13 including the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the Navy Distinguished Service Medal, and two Navy Distinguished Flying Crosses.
www.kepplerspeakers.com /speakers/lovelljim.asp   (798 words)

 Apollo 13 - Jim Lovell, Jeffrey Kluger - Librairie scientifique en ligne
On April 13, 1970, astronauts Jim Lovell, Fred Haise, and Jack Swigert were hurtling along in the Apollo 13 spacecraft, on America's fifth mission to the moon, when a mysterious explosion rocked the ship.
Recounts the four-day ordeal of Apollo 13 astronauts Jim Lovell, Fred Haise, and Jack Swigert and the dramatic struggle to bring back to Earth the tiny lunar module into which they were forced to retreat when their main ship was damaged.
Jim Lovell Jim Lovell joined NASA in 1962 and flew a total of four missions before retiring in 1973.
www.techno-science.net /?onglet=ouvrages&ID=2221079698&Provenance=cadre   (1163 words)

 Speaking with Jim Lovell
The documentary, presented and narrated by Tom Hanks, includes never-before-seen lunar footage and live-action recreations to take you to the surface of the moon along with Neil Armstrong and the 11 other astronauts who walked on it.
Tonight, Apollo 13 astronaut Capt. James A. Lovell will be present for a pre-film Q&A session with the audience.
(Lovell's Gemini 12 space capsule will be on permanent exhibit at the Adler Planetarium next year.) Lovell spoke to the Sun-Times about space exploration.
www.suntimes.com /output/movies/wkp-news-speak23.html   (352 words)

 A Brief History of the Lovell Lecture Series   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Lovell Lecture is an annual event sponsored by the James and Marilyn Lovell Center for Environmental Geography and Hazards Research.
The Lovell Center strives to deliver resourceful and fascinating lectures that are open to the student body, faculty and staff, and general public.
The first Lovell Lecture was delivered by Captain Jim Lovell himself, during the ceremony associated with the dedication of the Lovell Center in February 1999.
www.geo.txstate.edu /lovell/lecture.htm   (1033 words)

 Amazon.com: Apollo 13 : Lost Moon: Books: Jim Lovell   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Jim Lovell speak, and his remarks confirmed that the actual trip held hazards the movie did not depict.
Jim Lovell's dreams of landing on the moon were literally blown away in April 1970, when an oxygen tank aboard Apollo 13's service module exploded less than a day away from lunar orbit, forcing the crew to limp home under perilous circumstances.
I admire that actor, but Jim Lovell he ain't; I suspect that's why Lovell said in the interview that it is hard to watch oneself being portrayed by an actor.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0671534645?v=glance   (1988 words)

 Jim Lovell - Ask.com Search
Jim named the primary spacecraft 'Odyssey' because it means "a long voyage marked by many changes of fortune", and the lunar exploration...
Jim Lovell was two days or about 200,000 miles out from Earth, with the moon beckoning.
Jim Lovell Jim Lovell flew on Gemini 7, Gemini 12, Apollo 8, and Apollo 13.
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 Apollo 13 Image Library
Jim Lovell (left) and Fred Haise during training.
Jim Lovell (left), Jack Swigert, and Fred Haise at Hickham Air Force Base, Hawaii.
Jim Lovell (left), Jack Swigert, and Fred Haise in Houston.
history.nasa.gov /alsj/a13/images13.html   (3894 words)

 Jim Lovell   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Coach Jim Delp said it's fair to expect a three-peat from the blue-collar...
Lovell went all seven innings, picking up six strikeouts with just six hits and two walks...
SVSU starter Jim Kelly pitched well in his 4 2/3 innings on the mound...
jim-lovell.wikiverse.org   (414 words)

 Jim Lovell
Jim Lovell was an American astronaut who was born on March 25, 1928, in Ohio.
Lovell made his first spaceflight in 1965, aboard Gemini 7.
Lovell made his last spaceflight aboard the unlucky Apollo 13 in 1970.
www.windows.ucar.edu /tour/link=/people/astronauts/lovell.html   (175 words)

Both Lovell and Atkinson are scheduled to address the crowd; Atkinson at 1 p.m., and Lovell at 1:40 p.m.
Lovell's fourth and final flight was on the perilous Apollo 13 mission in 1970, which was dramatized in the 1995 film "Apollo 13," starring Tom Hanks.
Lovell left NASA in 1973, and today is the president of Lovell Communications, a business devoted to disseminating information about the U.S. space program.
www.nasa.gov /lb/centers/ames/news/releases/1999/99_62ARC.html   (435 words)

 SPACE.com -- Veteran Astronaut Jim Lovell: 'Back to the Moon, On to Mars'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Jim Lovell is a veteran of four spaceflights -- two during project Gemini and two during Apollo.
Lovell and his friends hope that efforts such as an autograph club will provide inspiration to some student out there who, in turn, might one day be asked for his or her autograph because that person was the next to walk on the Moon.
And once flying again, if Lovell were writing the nation's space policy, the next destination needs to be sending humans to Mars -- probably with the help of re-establishing a presence on the Moon along the way.
www.space.com /missionlaunches/lovell_031225.html   (757 words)

 The Apollo 8 Flight Journal - Day 1: The Black Team
His crewmates, Command Module Pilot, Jim Lovell and Lunar Module Pilot, Bill Anders, are trying to keep the noise and bustle in the spacecraft down so as not to disturb him.
If Jim's marks are giving a state vector that describes the same trajectory as the ground, we would expect the computer to return values of zero.
Jim has already pointed out that Navi, one of the north set, is difficult to see in the scanning telescope so Mission Control has come up with an alternative pair of brighter stars to use instead.
history.nasa.gov /ap08fj/05day1_black.htm   (5018 words)

JIM and MARILYN are on their way to one of the many "press-the-flesh" functions that all the astronauts do from time to time.
JIM is pleading his case before everyone in the office and he isn't winning anyone over to his side.
JIM, JACK, and FRED are lying in their couches in the CM simulator as they run though the procedure for entry.
myweb.accessus.net /~090/apollo13.html   (10640 words)

 Jim Lovell Signing at Novaspace Gallery,2003
Jim Lovell has steadfastly refused to sign autographs for several years, for any price.
Although Apollo 11's first moon landing gets more press, it was Apollo 8 that won the space race for America; a gutsy and flawlessly executed mission that provided the momentum and confidence NASA needed to complete the Apollo program, after the lows of the Apollo 1 fire.
Lovell is left-handed, so to avoid smearing his writing as he signs, he uses a "floating signature," whereby his hand never touches the item he's signing.
www.novaspace.com /AUTO/SIGNINGS/LovellCustom2003.html   (754 words)

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