Mississippi: A Thread Through Time

Fred Haise

Special | 1m | Video has closed captioning.

On this week in 1970, Fred Haise of Biloxi became the first Mississippian in space. Haise was the Lunar Module Pilot on the ill-fated Apollo 13 mission. After an explosion severely damaged their spacecraft, Haise and his fellow astronauts worked with NASA engineers on the ground to return to earth safely.

Aired: 04/06/17

Rating: NR

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Mississippi: A Thread Through Time is a local public television program presented by MPB.