Rick Fernandez

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The Greatest Space Hack Ever

How duct tape and tube socks saved three astronauts<p>In NASA’s 56 years of operation, it has put men on the moon and robots on Mars. But one of its greatest achievements is less well known: the hack that saved the lives of three stranded astronauts in 1970.<p>When an oxygen tank exploded as Apollo 13 …

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Portrait of a Native American named Big Head, ca. 1905. (Library of Congress/Edward S. Curtis) - Via In Focus: http://goo.gl/VqpNLA