Astronaut and Commander
of Apollo 13
Jim Lovell was chosen as an astronaut in 1962, following
extensive experience as a naval aviator and test pilot.
He went on to build a distinguished NASA career, serving
as a pilot on the history-making Gemini 7 flight in
1965 and as the commander of the Gemini 12 spacecraft.
He was also the command module pilot and navigator for
the epic six-day journey of Apollo
8 but he is best known as the commander of the now
we have a problem" Jim Lovell, Apollo 13
In addition to his consulting and speaking work, Jim
Lovell interviews top executives in the role as
host of Executive Forum, a nationally syndicated TV
program. One of the most successful speakers in the
history of the business, he has motivated, inspired
and informed hundreds of audiences around the world.