Terranauts podcast – Flight Director Gene Kranz

NASA Flight Director Gene Kranz. Credit: NASA.

In today’s Terranauts podcast, host Iain Christie bring you another episode of the Terranauts Guide to Leaving the Planet focused on Gene Kranz.

The Terranauts Guide to Leaving the Planet is our exploration of spaceflight, the challenges that have been overcome in getting there, and the people who overcame them. Today’s focus, a young engineer named Gene Kranz who would later become the NASA Apollo Flight Director, and who famously said of the rescue of Apollo 13, “failure is not an option.”

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About Terranauts Season 2

This year on Terranauts we’re going to offer a mix of interviews with Terranauts, people who go to space all the time without leaving the planet, and we’re also planning regular instalments of the Terranauts Guide to Leaving the Planet where we explore the history of humankind’s adventures off the planet.

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About Marc Boucher

Boucher is an entrepreneur, writer, editor & publisher. He is the founder of SpaceQ Media Inc. and CEO and co-founder of SpaceRef Interactive LLC. Boucher has 20+ years working in various roles in the space industry and a total of 30 years as a technology entrepreneur including creating Maple Square, Canada's first internet directory and search engine.

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