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Apollo 13

Astronaut John L. Swigert, Jr., Apollo 13 Command Module Pilot, holds the “mailbox”, a jerry-rigged arrangement which the Apollo 13 astronauts built to use the Command Module lithium hydroxide canisters to purge carbon dioxide from the Lunar Module, an operation critical in ensuring safe passage back to Earth.

Via Fuck yeah, space exploration.

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