“Houston we have a problem”. Interview with Luca Parmitano from the lockdown

Apr 03, 2020 278

The cellular network is not working well, and the connection between Milan and Texas, at the beginning, has some hitches. Busy signal. Then, seconds of silence. When I finally manage to communicate with Luca Parmitano, the planets align.

Not only do I have the opportunity to say, once in a lifetime, by the way, “Houston, we have a problem”, but coincidence wants the 13 April will be 50 years from the first time that sentence was pronounced, when an accident forced the mission of the third moon to return, the Apollo 13 , which held the famous NASA control center and the whole world in suspense.

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SOURCE: https://www.njmmanews.com

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