Tagged: NASA

March 28, 2000 – Mixed Signals

March 28, 2000 – CBS World News Roundup – Late Edition – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 28,2000 – a day full of mixed signals, not the least from Mars. On this day 16 years, OPEC was meeting in Vienna, debating a production increase of oil production. If they...

The Launch Of Gemini 12 – November 11, 1966

The Launch Of Gemini 12 – November 11, 1966

– NBC Radio – Launch of Gemini 12 – November 11, 1966 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Gemini 12 was the last of the Gemini space flights and the 18th manned American spaceflight since the X-15 spaceflights until Apollo 7 made its debut almost 2 years later. Its objective...

Launch For A Linkup – Apollo-Soyuz – July 15, 1975

Launch For A Linkup – Apollo-Soyuz – July 15, 1975

  – Apollo-Soyuz launch – CBS Radio Special Report – July 15, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Big news, this July 15th 40 years ago. The launch of a U.S. spacecraft and a Soviet spacecraft with the sole intention of linking up in orbit. Apollo-Soyuz as it was known,...

Pentagon Confidential – May 15, 1997

Pentagon Confidential – May 15, 1997

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – May 15, 1997 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this May 15th in 1997 had much to do with scandals, accusations and improprieties in the Military. Starting off with the much-publicized...

Vietnam And After – February 12, 1968 – Past Daily Reference Room

Vietnam And After – February 12, 1968 – Past Daily Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio – Vietnam And After – February 1, 1968 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection By 1968, the tide of public opinion was shifting dramatically against the war in Vietnam. Seen by many as a pointless excursion...

‘ . . .And God Bless All Of You – All Of You On The Good Earth’ – December 24, 1968

‘ . . .And God Bless All Of You – All Of You On The Good Earth’ – December 24, 1968

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Christmas Message from Apollo 8 – Dec. 24, 1968 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Coming to the end of a year of chaos and upheaval in 1968, a glimmer of hope came from a space capsule orbiting...

‘Is This Trip Necessary?’ – Apollo 11 – 1969 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio – Second Sunday – The Moon: Is This Trip Necessary – Feb.9, 1969 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Forty-five years ago tomorrow, the historic first steps on the Moon took place. July 20, 1969 and all eyes were glued...

Semi-Conscious And Smiling – July 26, 1975

Click  on the link here for Audio Player: The World This Week – July 26, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection The good news for this week ending on July 26th in 1975 had more to do with what was going on a few thousand miles outside of Earth, rather...