ADVERTISEMENT

Apollo 9's Unused Contingency Plan - It Happened In Space #15

There were a lot of firsts on Apollo 9, but thankfully the mission didn't pioneer the contingency of abandoning astronauts in orbit. For more, check out Dave Scott's autobiography, written in cooperation with cosmonaut Alexei Leonov, called "Two Sides of the Moon."

Comments

You must sign in or register as a ScientificAmerican.com member to submit a comment.
Scientific American Back To School

Back to School Sale!

12 Digital Issues + 4 Years of Archive Access just $19.99

Order Now >

X

Email this Article

X