This coming week marks the 25th anniversary of the release of Ron Howard's Apollo 13. Based on the book Lost Moon by astronaut Jim Lovell and author Jeffrey Kluger and starring Tom Hanks, Bill Paxton, Kevin Bacon, Gary Sinise and Ed Harris, it tells the true story of what many consider to be NASA's finest hour: the saving of Apollo 13. But just how accurate is it?
When you think of Apollo 13, the first thing that comes to mind probably isn't something as mundane as tax returns. But, for a brief period, we were reminded that even astronauts aren't immune from such menial tasks.