Apollo 13 Re-entry

Apollo 13 Re-entry section main page

Early on 18th April 1970, Australian Eastern Time.

In this sub-section:

Re-entry groundtrack

Australian Radio coverage

Witnesses, photos and newspaper coverage updated


Apollo 13 re-entry location

Mike Dinn’s Groundtrack map for Apollo 13 TLI has been annotated to show the splashdown location. Honeysuckle was the last ground station to track Apollo 13 before re-entry, when the ARIA took over the comms.

Click the image for a 730kb scan of the entire map.