A Perfect Landing
Overshadowed between two dramatic missions, the success of Apollo 12 was vital to the continuing space project.
Pete Conrad was confused. One minute he was commenting cheerfully on a ‘lovely lift-off’ and the next the master alarm was blaring through his headset. He was the only one on board who had seen the flash outside but, as the three crew members scrambled to work out what was wrong, he still did not know what it was.