When the Apollo 13 astronaut said, “Houston, we’ve had a problem here,” the man he spoke to was Jack Lousma. Hear about Jack’s stellar career in the space program and the spiritual lessons he learned when his trip to the moon on Apollo 20 was cancelled. It’s a "Best of" July 4th broadcast with astronaut Jack Lousma on Chris Fabry Live.
Colonel Jack Lousma is a retired United States Marine Corps officer, former naval aviator, and NASA astronaut. He served as a member of the astronaut support crews for the Apollo 9, 10, and 13 missions. He famously was the CAPCOM recipient of the 'Houston, we've had a problem' message from Apollo 13. He was the pilot for Skylab 3 (1973) and was commander on STS-3 (1982), logging a total of over 1,619 hours in space. He also spent 11 hours on two spacewalks outside the Skylab space station. He and his wife, Gratia, have been married since 1956, have four adult children, and live in Texas.
Chris Fabry is the host of Chris Fabry Live, one hour of spiritual encouragement from his backyard radio fence. The program challenges listeners to think biblically about their spiritual journeys. Chris is also the author of the Christy Award-winning novel Dogwood, June Bug, ECPA Christian Book Award-winner (Fiction) Almost Heaven, Not in the Heart and Borders of the Heart. He and his family live near Tucson, Ariz.
Chris Fabry Live is designed to build up the spiritual immune system of the Christian men and woman. As you walk through the journey of faith called the Christian life, you meet new people, learn new things, laugh, cry and, most importantly, grow in your understanding of God. With his sense of humor, sense of people and no sense of direction, host Chris Fabry treks that journey with you each weekday. Current events and issues, caller interaction, special guests and a few surprises all complement each other on this program. Chris Fabry Live challenges and encourages listeners in their journeys of faith.