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James Lovell

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Birthday
25, 1928
Birthplace
Cleveland, OH
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
25, 1928 (age 90)
Birthplace
Cleveland, OH

About

Commander of the famous Apollo 13 space mission and the first person to fly to the moon twice without making a landing. He was a Congressional Space Medal of Honor recipient.

Before Fame

He loved to build model rockets as a boy and demonstrated an early interest in rocketry.

Trivia

He was the first person to fly into space four times and spent a grand total of 29 days, 19 hours, and 3 minutes above the Earth.

Family Life

He married Marilyn Gerlach in 1952 and had four children.

Associated With

He was portrayed by Tom Hanks in the film Apollo 13.