Let's look at this thing from a... um... from a standpoint of status. What do we got on the spacecraft that's good?

Gene Kranz

Henry Hurt: Look, I, um, I realize how hard this is, Marilyn, but the whole world is caught up in this, it's historic-...
Marilyn Lovell: No, Henry! Those people don't put one piece of equipment on my lawn. If they have a problem with that, they can take it up with my husband. He'll be HOME... on FRIDAY!

From now on, we live in a world where man has walked on the moon. And it's not a miracle, we just decided to go.

Jim Lovell

We just lost the moon.

Jim Lovell

Jim Lovell: [Tearing off his biomeds] Let's see how he likes this. I am sick and tired of the entire western world knowing how my kidneys are functioning!
Dr. Chuck: Flight, we just lost Lovell!
William 'Bill' Pogue, CAPCOM: 13, Houston. Jim, we just had a bottoming out on your biomeds.
Jim Lovell: I'm not wearing my biomeds.
William 'Bill' Pogue, CAPCOM: Okay, Jim. Copy that.

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Apollo 13 Quotes

When I go up there on 19, I'm gonna take my entire collection of Johnny Cash along!

William 'Bill' Pogue

Pete Conrad: Jim, you think it's too late for him to abort?
Jim Lovell: No, he still has time to get outta there, he just needs someone to wave him off.