Sy Libergot: Apollo 13, The Longest Hour

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.

This talk is free and open to the public. It will be held on Tuesday, November 13 at 7 pm in the Science & Engineering Classroom (SERC), Room 100 in Building 529 on the University of Houston main campus. Additional information can be found online.