Postmortems

Apollo 13 Service Module Damage: A Photographic Analysis

A look at the damage on the Apollo 13 Service Module using modern imaging software to bring out details.

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This article considers the utilisation of modern image processing and enhancement to determine the impact of the catastrophic failure of Cryogenic Oxygen Tank 2, and it’s subsequent impact on Bay 4 and critical systems on Apollo 13. The analysis also aims to aid visualisation and identify key components of the damaged Service Module.