Gene Kranz talks Apollo 13 and NASA
Gene Kranz is the real-life NASA Johnson Space Center flight director, who was portrayed by Ed Harris in the Oscar-winning movie ‘Apollo 13.’
In the “Dave Ward & Friends podcast” Season 2, episode 2, Dave talks with Kranz about how the US Space Program launched both their careers, from the start of the Mercury rockets, to the famed Apollo 13 and beyond.
Dave talks about covering all the launches, starting in radio from the very beginning of the rocket programs to the discontinuation of the Space Shuttle in 2011.
Did you know that Dave Ward is the only journalist in the world to have covered all NASA space launches?!
Our grand finale and final two episodes of Season 2 are with John Mecom, Jr. (episodes 13 and 14) of the iconic Houston Mecom Family.