Space Rocket History Podcast

The history of rocketry and space exploration.

https://www.spacerockethistory.com

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 41m. Bisher sind 389 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 11 days 4 hours 16 minutes

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Space Rocket History #380 – Apollo 17 – The Finale


The Apollo 17 mission was the most productive and trouble-free piloted mission to the moon and represented the culmination of continual advancements in hardware, procedures, training, planning, operations, and scientific experiments.


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Space Rocket History #379 – Apollo 17 – Lunar Lift off, Docking & Orbital Science


At 4:56 Houston time, Gene rested the tip of his left index finger on the yellow ignition button.  


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Space Rocket History #378 – Apollo 17 – Moonwalk 3 – The Last Steps on the Moon


“As we leave the Moon and Taurus-Littrow, we leave as we came, and God willing, as we shall return, with peace and hope for all mankind. Godspeed the crew of Apollo Seventeen.” – Gene Cernan’s final words from the surface of … Continue reading →


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 2021-12-08  49m
 
 

Space Rocket History #377 – Apollo 17 – Moonwalk 1 & 2 – Orange Soil


“How can there be orange soil on the Moon?! (Pause) Jack, that is really orange.” Gene Cernan


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 2021-11-24  1h1m
 
 

Space Rocket History #376 – Apollo 17 – Moonwalk 1


Gene Cernan’s first words were “As I step off at the surface of Taurus-Littrow, I’d like to dedicate the first steps of Apollo Seventeen to all those who made it possible.”  


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 2021-11-10  51m
 
 

Space Rocket History #375 – Apollo 17 – The Last Manned Landing


Gene had a deadlock visual on the landing site. He knew exactly where he was, and the LM had become part of him, responding to his wishes as well as his touch on the controls as they lowered closer to … Continue reading →


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 2021-10-27  55m
 
 

Space Rocket History #374 – Apollo 17 – To the Moon


For the next two days, Jack Schmitt would do a running account of Earth’s weather patterns. One Capcom even called Schmitt the human weather satellite.      


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 2021-10-13  50m
 
 

Space Rocket History #373 – Apollo 17 – The Launch


At 12:33 A.M. Dec. 7th 1972, “the hold-down arms released and the mighty Saturn V stirred, balanced on a dazzling fireball that grew to the size of an atomic bomb. As a show-stopping spectacular, nothing in the entire space program … Continue reading →


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 2021-09-29  54m
 
 

Space Rocket History #372 – Apollo 17 – Glitches


By the time they reached the elevator, Cernan felt absolutely charmed, and was grinning from ear to ear. His Saturn V sparkled like a 363-foot-high jewel rampant against the night sky, center stage and draped in spotlights.  


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 2021-09-15  51m
 
 

Space Rocket History #372 – Apollo 17 – Glitches


By the time they reached the elevator, Cernan felt absolutely charmed, and was grinning from ear to ear. His Saturn V sparkled like a 363-foot-high jewel rampant against the night sky, center stage and draped in spotlights.  


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 2021-09-15  51m