Poppy Northcutt: Return to Earth Specialist

With other engineers, Frances “Poppy” Northcutt plotted return-to-Earth trajectories for Apollo 8. Northcutt’s team also troubleshot the Apollo 13 oxygen tank explosion emergency. She worked in the Space Program for five years.
Aired: 3/15/2019 | 0:01:16
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