Apollo 13 flight controller to speak at Friendswood Public Library on Feb. 6
Friendswood Public Library will offer the lecture "Apollo 13: The Longest Hour" on Wednesday, Feb. 6.According to an announcement from the library, "Sy Liebergot, Apollo-era former EECOM flight controller, will speak about what it was like to be a front-line flight controller in Mission Control when a monster failure occurred during the Apollo 13 mission and landed squarely in his lap. He relates his reactions and the general details of the explosion as they really happened using actual audio from his Mission Control console. Sy includes comments on the Apollo 13 film's accuracy and meeting Tom Hanks and Ron Howard."
The free event will take place at 7 p.m. at the libary, 416 S. Friendswood Drive.
Registration is not required.
For more information, call 281-482-7135 or visit www.friendswood.lib.tx.us.
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