Hardly ever discussed, an Apollo astronaut once had a heart attack in lunar orbit, almost a quarter million miles from home. How did he survive?
Narrator: Nancy O’Kane
- Cardiac telemetry graph is not true bigeminy, but an approximation
- There is debate whether or not Irwin suffered a “true” heart attack, but given the data, Dr. Berry proceeded as though Irwin did.
- Apollo XV Command Module “Endeavour” from a still photo taken by Irwin in LM “Falcon” and then multi-planed for animation