This Day in History: Apollo 14 returns from the moon

On this day in 1971, the crew of Apollo 14 splashes down in the Pacific Ocean. The astronauts had just become the third NASA crew to walk on the moon. Remarkably, the Apollo 14 crew undertook their mission having just witnessed the “successful failure” that was Apollo 13. The latter mission, you may recall, nearly ende

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