When an oxygen tank explosion crippled Apollo 13 two days after it lifted off from Earth in April of 1970, NASA engineers began working frantically to come up with a solution to save the three astronauts on board. But a retired NASA spokesman has just revealed that the crew of America's third moonshot wasn't saved by someone at the space agency.
You don't need to own a recycling plant to change the world. Heck, you don't even have to be from this world! To celebrate NBC's Green Week, we're recycling 11 classic sci-fi examples of recycling (and reusing), and who knows? Some of them (but not all) could help save planet Earth!