The patch features Apollo, the god of the sun. Apollo's chariot is flying across space. The Latin phrase: "Ex Luna Scientia" means "From the moon, knowlege."
An explosion in one of the service module oxygen tanks crippled the spacecraft and forced a return to earth without landing.
Launch Date: April 11, 1970
Launch Vehicle: Saturn V
Crew: James A. Lovell Jr., John L. Swigert, Jr., Fred W. Haise