Failure Is Not an Option: Mission Control From Mercury to Apollo 13 and Beyond by Gene Kranz.
The memoirs of Gene Kranz (Eugene Francis “Gene” Kranz) “Failure Is Not an Option: Mission Control From Mercury to Apollo 13 and Beyond” has become the New York Times bestseller.
Learn about the early days of the Mercury program, Apollo 11 and Apollo 13. Gene Kranz was the flight director on these missions, and you’re surely up for some great insights. So, sit back, and enjoy the stories from a veteran NASA flight director.
- Language: English
- Publisher: Simon & Schuster
- Publication date: 2009
- ISBN-10: 9781439148815
- ISBN-13: 978-1439148815
- ASIN: B003A02W6C
Gene Kranz has been the subject of many documentary films, movies, articles and books. If you’d like to learn more, you can read this short bio: Gene Kranz “A Blast from the Past” from Nasa.gov.
And if you’re a movie fan, you probably know the Apollo 13 major motion picture, where Gene was portrayed by actor Ed Harris. So, here’s something to remember – the iconic Apollo 13 (1995) – Failure Is Not an Option scene:
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