Spaceflight

Watching And Listening To The Moon Landing

It’s July 20, 1969 – You’re A Teenager – You Live In L.A. – For Once, You’re Speechless And You’ll Never Look At The Moon The Same Way Again.

July 20, 1969 -Yep, they did it. Landed on the Moon and now they’re walking on it. You never thought for a second they would ever do that in your lifetime. The Moon was this big romantic ball of light and mystery, but actually going there? You didn’t think so....

Gemini 8 - Astronaut David Scott

March 26, 1966 – Trouble On Gemini 8 – Trouble In Vietnam – Trouble In Thailand

March 26, 1966 – ABC Radio News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 26, 1966 – A day loaded with trouble – The flight of Gemini 8 was hampered by what was later discovered to be a short circuit in the Number 8 Thruster of the spacecraft. Astronauts Neil...

Truth And Reconciliation Report

October 30, 1998 – Truth And Reconciliation – Car Bomb Attacks In Gaza – John Glenn Back In Space

October 30, 1998 – BBC World Service Newshour – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October 30, 1998 – A momentous day for South Africa; the publication and release of the final Truth and Reconciliation report took place on this day. At a ceremony in Pretoria, Commission Chairman Desmond Tutu presented...

MIR Space Station crew.

December 21, 1988 – A Year In Space

December 21, 1988 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – December 21, 1988. The day of a first. On this day, two Cosmonauts aboard the Space station MIR, along with a French Astronaut who showed up a few weeks earlier via another mission, finally landed on...