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Apollo coder, ‘Apollo 13′ actor

Tuesday, November 22, 2016 15:07
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Magaret H. Hamilton and Tom Hanks were bestowed the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the country’s highest civilian honor, at the White House on Tuesday (Nov. 22), along with 19 others who were chosen by President Barack Obama. Hamilton led the creation of the flight software for NASA’s Apollo spacecraft. Hanks portrayed astronaut Jim Lovell in the film “Apollo 13″ and produced HBO’s “From the Earth to the Moon.”

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