"13 Minutes to the Moon"

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"13 Minutes to the Moon"

Post by rwilkinson » Mon May 13, 2019 1:09 pm

BBC World Service has compiled a series of podcasts to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11.
The first 45-min episode has just been released: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/w13xttx2

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Re: "13 Minutes to the Moon"

Post by rwilkinson » Sat May 25, 2019 6:49 am

The second episode https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/w3csz4dk features interviews with some of the young men who operated the Mission Control Center and explains how their response to the Guidance Computer's infamous Program Alarms was only formulated after the final practice simulation, a fortnight before the launch.

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