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Space Rocket History Podcast

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Space history at its best

By MichaelCfromTN - Jun 13 2019
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If you love the history of mankind’s efforts to explore space you will love this podcast.

John

By ngc 3565 - Apr 10 2019
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This is my favorite podcast! I’ve learned a lot from listening! Well done Michael.

iTunes Ratings

453 Ratings
Average Ratings
438
9
2
3
1

Space history at its best

By MichaelCfromTN - Jun 13 2019
Read more
If you love the history of mankind’s efforts to explore space you will love this podcast.

John

By ngc 3565 - Apr 10 2019
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This is my favorite podcast! I’ve learned a lot from listening! Well done Michael.
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Space Rocket History Podcast

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Welcome to the Space Rocket History podcast

Rank #1: Space Rocket History #201 – Apollo 11 – Mission Planning

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NASA officials used only 12 words to list the primary objectives of Apollo 11: 1-Perform a manned lunar landing and return. 2-Perform selenological inspection and sampling.
Mar 15 2017
40 mins
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Rank #2: Space Rocket History #312 – Apollo 14 – Lunar Landing – Part 2

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Suddenly the caution lights went out and the radar signals began to transmit. Within seconds the astronauts could see that its data was good. Seconds later in mission control, a jubilant Will Presley shouted, “Flight, we got radar lockup!”
Aug 14 2019
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Rank #3: Space Rocket History #148 – Apollo 4: Operation Big Shot

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“…our building’s shaking here. Our building’s shaking! Oh it’s terrific, the building’s shaking! This big blast window is shaking! We’re holding it with our hands! Look at that rocket go into the clouds at 3000 feet!…you can see it…you can … Continue reading →
Feb 11 2016
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Rank #4: Space Rocket History #258 – Apollo 13 – Introduction – Part 1

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Targeted for touchdown on the third lunar landing was a place known as the Fra Mauro range, a stretch of rugged, Appalachian-type mounds 110 miles east of the Apollo 12 landing site.
Jun 13 2018
33 mins
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Rank #5: Space Rocket History #266 – Apollo 13 – “Houston, we’ve had a problem.” – Part 1

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Swigert: I believe we’ve had a problem here! CapComm: This is Houston. Say again, please. Lovell: Houston, we’ve had a problem.
Aug 16 2018
32 mins
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Rank #6: Space Rocket History #297 – Apollo 14 – Introduction

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The Apollo 14 crew were constantly aware that if their mission failed—if they had to turn back—it was probably the end of the Apollo program.
Apr 17 2019
32 mins
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Rank #7: Space Rocket History #263 – Apollo 13 – The Launch

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During the Apollo era, North American-Downey built the Apollo Command & Service Module. After each completed spacecraft, Nasa conducted formal reviews of the build paper work before each vehicle was accepted for flight.
Jul 25 2018
35 mins
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Rank #8: Space Rocket History #241 – Apollo 12 – The Launch Part 1

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It was 68 degrees, overcast, and raining at Cape Kennedy on November 14, 1969. The ceiling was 2,100 feet and the winds were light. There was some discussion, while the astronauts were suiting-up, of scrubbing the launch, but that would … Continue reading →
Jan 31 2018
37 mins
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Rank #9: Space Rocket History #160 – Apollo 8 – The Decision Part 1

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An ‘A’ type mission would be flown with a Saturn V and be used to test the Launch vehicle, spacecraft, and a high velocity lunar return. Nasa cover the ‘A’ mission with Apollo 4 & 6. A ‘B’ type mission … Continue reading →
May 12 2016
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Rank #10: Space Rocket History #240 – Apollo 12 – Saturn V Instrument Unit

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The Saturn V’s control system was housed inside and also referred to as the Instrument Unit (IU). Marshall Space Flight Centers Astrionics Laboratory categorized the IU as the “brain” and “nerve center” of Saturn V.
Jan 24 2018
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Rank #11: Space Rocket History #190 – Apollo 10 – The Launch

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On May 18th 1969, a king, some congressmen, other distinguished guests, and a hundred thousand other watchers waited at scattered vantage points around the Cape area. At 49 minutes past noon, Rocco Petrone’s launch team sent Apollo 10 on its way to the … Continue reading →
Dec 21 2016
42 mins
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Rank #12: Space Rocket History #213 – Apollo 11 – The Launch

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On July 16th 1969, nearly a million people crowded the Florida highways, byways, and beaches to watch man’s departure from the earth to walk on the moon. Twenty thousand guests looked on from special vantage points.
Jun 21 2017
45 mins
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Rank #13: Space Rocket History #252 – Apollo 12 – Moonwalk 2 – Part 3 – Rock ‘n’ Roll at Halo Crater

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The problem with running into the sun was it was so bright that Conrad and Bean could not see the moon’s surface features until they were right on top of them.
Apr 18 2018
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Rank #14: Space Rocket History #235 – Apollo 12 – Introduction

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At NASA Headquarters, George Mueller and other planners created a far-reaching plan that Administrator Paine made even more ambitious in adapting it for Nixon’s Space Task Group. The task group’s timetable called for a twelve-man space station and a reusable … Continue reading →
Dec 06 2017
44 mins
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Rank #15: Space Rocket History #242 – Apollo 12 – The Launch Part 2

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John Aaron’s (EECOM) next call made him a legend in Mission Control. He said quickly and confidently, “Flight, try S-C-E to Aux.”
Feb 07 2018
36 mins
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Rank #16: Space Rocket History #219 – Apollo 11 – Lunar Landing – Part 1

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The machine-like performance of flight crew and ground controllers continued. Each participant was in perfect harmony with the other, moving to a cadence dictated by the laws of physics and the clock.
Aug 09 2017
42 mins
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Rank #17: Space Rocket History #285 – Apollo 13 – More Problems

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From beneath the Lunar Modules floor there was a thud, then a hiss, then another thump that vibrated through the cabin.
Jan 09 2019
31 mins
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Rank #18: Space Rocket History #287 – Apollo 13 – Separation Anxiety

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Three hours before dawn, Gene Kranz’ White Team took its place next to Windler’s Maroon Team controllers. The eighty hours of uncertainty were now past and mission control was down to Apollo 13’s final shift.
Jan 30 2019
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Rank #19: Space Rocket History #191 – Apollo 10 – The Climb to Orbit

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At first stage cutoff the astronauts expected to encounter a single pulse of negative G and the crew would be thrown forward in their straps before the Second stage ignited and recommenced the acceleration. However, they actually encountered a form … Continue reading →
Jan 04 2017
35 mins
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Rank #20: Space Rocket History #267 – Apollo 13 – “Houston, we’ve had a problem.” – Part 2

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By the time Flight Director Kranz heard Lovell’s report, of “Houston, we’ve had a problem. ” three controllers had reported related problems. Kranz was wondering which problem Lovell was reporting, as he started relaying the long list of warning indications … Continue reading →
Aug 23 2018
29 mins
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