Apollo 13 Questions

1. What role did teamwork play in the simulation activities prior to the launch?

2. What happens when the planned team is split up? What types of emotions does the team experience?

3. If the Apollo 13 team didn’t function well as a team, would there have been significant ramifications? If yes, what could some of those ramifications have been?

4. What was the role of the control tower team?

5. What is the significance of the phrase “failure is not an option?”

6. Was their anxiety as to whether the crew could trust the control tower to have their best interests at hand? Give a few examples of how this was shown.

7. What role did former Astronauts Armstrong and Aldren play?