18. They Would Have Reached A New Destination
Every space mission has a well-defined objective and the main aim of the Apollo 13 mission was to land near the Fra Mauro crater, specifically in a region of the Fra Mauro Formation. The objective was to activate an Apollo Lunar Surface Package which would have increased our understanding of the moon, its soil and other features.
However had the mission been a success, the Apollo 13 would have been remarkable for yet another reason- they would have been the first astronauts to land in the brighter highlands as compared to darker regions of the lunar maria.
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