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Thomas "Ken" Mattingly
Apollo pilot and Shuttle commander
May 25, 1996
Mattingly was named command module pilot for
Apollo 13 but was removed from flight status 72
hours prior to launch due to exposure to the German
measles, and yet he never contracted the illness.
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