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Capt. Chester “Chet” Lee

Age: 80

U.S. Navy captain and NASA mission director who supervised six Apollo launches, including the ill-fated Apollo 13 mission, during which an oxygen tank exploded midflight. As a gunnery officer on a navy destroyer, he survived an attack by Japanese kamikaze pilots in World War II.

Died: Washington, D.C., Feb. 23, 2000

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