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Apollo 13
Apollo 13 crewmembers in suiting room prior to launch

Astronaut John L. Swigert Jr., command module pilot, appears to be relaxing in the suiting room at Kennedy Space Center prior to launch. Swigert replaced Astronaut Thomas K. Mattingly II when it was discovered that Mattingly had been exposed to the measles (34847); Astronaut James A. Lovell Jr., commander for Apollo 13 mission, undergoes spacesuit checks a few hours before launch (34848).

Catalog Date: 11 April 1970
Film Type: 4x5
NASA image: S70-34847

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