Astronaut John Swigert Preparing for Launch
May 5, 2003
Astronaut John L. Swigert Jr., command module pilot, appears to be relaxing in the suiting room at Kennedy Space Center prior to launch. Swigert replaced Astronaut Thomas K. Mattingly II when it was discovered that Mattingly had been exposed to the measles.
Topics: Jack Swigert, Ken Mattingly, Apollo program, Lunar plaque, Apollo 13, Kennedy Space Center, Astronaut, John L. Swigert Jr.