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Apollo 13 astronaut Haise to address students

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Apollo 13 astronaut Fred Haise will speak to students at the Greater New Orleans Science and Engineering Fair.

Haise, of Biloxi, Miss., will give a brief talk to the students at the fair to encourage their interest in science and engineering and answer any questions they might have.

In 1970, Haise was scheduled to land on the moon as part of the Apollo 13 mission, but the loss of an oxygen tank changed the landing mission to a mission of survival.

The event is scheduled for Wednesday at 11:45 a.m. at the University of New Orleans Human Performance Center.

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