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Jim Lovell

Jim Lovell

  • Status: Retired
  • In Space: No
  • Date of Birth: 03/25/1928
  • First Flight: 12/04/1965
  • Last Flight: 04/11/1970


Jim Lovell, a American astronaut affiliated with the government agency National Aeronautics and Space Administration, embarked on 4 space flights and engaging in 0 spacewalks during his/her career as an astronaut.

James Arthur Lovell Jr. is a former NASA astronaut, Naval Aviator, and retired Navy captain. Lovell is known for being the commander of the ill-fated Apollo 13 mission, which suffered a critical failure en route to the Moon but was brought back safely to Earth through the efforts of the crew and mission control. In addition to being part of the Apollo 13 crew, Lovell was the command module pilot of Apollo 8, the first Apollo mission to enter lunar orbit.

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