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Space Rocket History Podcast

Michael Annis

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Space Rocket History Podcast

Space Rocket History Podcast

Michael Annis

54
Followers
319
Plays
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Latest Episodes

Space Rocket History #344 – Apollo 15 – Oxygen Leak, Glass Ball, First Steps & The Lunar Rover

After a good nights sleep, Houston woke the astronauts up an hour early the next morning because of a slight oxygen leak.

46 MIN1 w ago
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Space Rocket History #344 – Apollo 15 – Oxygen Leak, Glass Ball, First Steps & The Lunar Rover

Space Rocket History #343 – Apollo 15 – Falcon on the Moon

It was immediately clear that Falcon had landed on uneven ground, right on the rim of a small crater; the LM was tipped backward at a slight angle. It turned out that one of the rear feet had landed in … Continue reading →

46 MIN3 w ago
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Space Rocket History #343 – Apollo 15 – Falcon on the Moon

Space Rocket History #342 – Apollo 15 – Lunar Orbit & Landing

Craning to look through the triangular window for a glimpse of the land ahead, Scott saw no sign of Hadley Rille.

52 MINJUL 1
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Space Rocket History #342 – Apollo 15 – Lunar Orbit & Landing

Space Rocket History #341 – Apollo 15 – Serious Problems

The SPS engine was used for all the future burns. It was the astronauts ticket home. Any doubt as to whether it could fire raised the question as to whether the mission could continue.

50 MINJUN 17
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Space Rocket History #341 – Apollo 15 – Serious Problems

Space Rocket History #340 – Apollo 15 – Climb to Orbit

For Scott all feelings were forgotten. All senses except sight were subordinated. All Scott’s concentration was focused on hearing information from Irwin, Worden and Mission Control about the status of the spacecraft and the Saturn V.

54 MINJUN 3
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Space Rocket History #340 – Apollo 15 – Climb to Orbit

Space Rocket History #339 – Apollo 15 – The Launch

The last face they saw was Guenter’s, smiling and waving an enormous crescent wrench. Then the heavy hatch closed with a deep thunk.

48 MINMAY 20
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Space Rocket History #339 – Apollo 15 – The Launch

Space Rocket History #338 – Apollo 15 – CDR Dave Scott Part 2 & The Postal Covers Incident

As Command Module Pilot for Apollo 9, Scott’s responsibilities were heavy. The Lunar Module was to separate from the Command and Service Module during the mission; if it failed to return, Scott would have to run the entire spacecraft for … Continue reading →

51 MINMAY 7
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Space Rocket History #338 – Apollo 15 – CDR Dave Scott Part 2 & The Postal Covers Incident

Space Rocket History #337 – Apollo 15 – LMP Jim Irwin & CDR Dave Scott

Dave Scott showed incredible presence of mind during the unexpected events of the Gemini 8 mission. Even in the middle of an emergency, out of contact with Mission Control, he had thought to reenable ground control of the Agena before … Continue reading →

48 MINAPR 22
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Space Rocket History #337 – Apollo 15 – LMP Jim Irwin & CDR Dave Scott

Space Rocket History #336 – Apollo 15 – Introduction, Crew Selection & CMP Al Worden

The twelve day Apollo 15 mission was scheduled to launch on July 26, 1971. It would be the fourth United States human exploration of the Moon. As compared with earlier missions, Apollo 15 would double the time and extend by … Continue reading →

51 MINAPR 8
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Space Rocket History #336 – Apollo 15 – Introduction, Crew Selection & CMP Al Worden

Space Rocket History #335 – Impacts of Soyuz 11 on Future Soyuz, Salyut-1 & Apollo

It was decided that henceforth, cosmonauts would wear pressure suits for launch and the return to Earth. Also, a system was installed to automatically pump air into the descent module in the event of decompression. Additionally, the ventilation valves were … Continue reading →

49 MINMAR 25
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Space Rocket History #335 – Impacts of Soyuz 11 on Future Soyuz, Salyut-1 & Apollo

Latest Episodes

Space Rocket History #344 – Apollo 15 – Oxygen Leak, Glass Ball, First Steps & The Lunar Rover

After a good nights sleep, Houston woke the astronauts up an hour early the next morning because of a slight oxygen leak.

46 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Space Rocket History #344 – Apollo 15 – Oxygen Leak, Glass Ball, First Steps & The Lunar Rover

Space Rocket History #343 – Apollo 15 – Falcon on the Moon

It was immediately clear that Falcon had landed on uneven ground, right on the rim of a small crater; the LM was tipped backward at a slight angle. It turned out that one of the rear feet had landed in … Continue reading →

46 MIN3 w ago
Comments
Space Rocket History #343 – Apollo 15 – Falcon on the Moon

Space Rocket History #342 – Apollo 15 – Lunar Orbit & Landing

Craning to look through the triangular window for a glimpse of the land ahead, Scott saw no sign of Hadley Rille.

52 MINJUL 1
Comments
Space Rocket History #342 – Apollo 15 – Lunar Orbit & Landing

Space Rocket History #341 – Apollo 15 – Serious Problems

The SPS engine was used for all the future burns. It was the astronauts ticket home. Any doubt as to whether it could fire raised the question as to whether the mission could continue.

50 MINJUN 17
Comments
Space Rocket History #341 – Apollo 15 – Serious Problems

Space Rocket History #340 – Apollo 15 – Climb to Orbit

For Scott all feelings were forgotten. All senses except sight were subordinated. All Scott’s concentration was focused on hearing information from Irwin, Worden and Mission Control about the status of the spacecraft and the Saturn V.

54 MINJUN 3
Comments
Space Rocket History #340 – Apollo 15 – Climb to Orbit

Space Rocket History #339 – Apollo 15 – The Launch

The last face they saw was Guenter’s, smiling and waving an enormous crescent wrench. Then the heavy hatch closed with a deep thunk.

48 MINMAY 20
Comments
Space Rocket History #339 – Apollo 15 – The Launch

Space Rocket History #338 – Apollo 15 – CDR Dave Scott Part 2 & The Postal Covers Incident

As Command Module Pilot for Apollo 9, Scott’s responsibilities were heavy. The Lunar Module was to separate from the Command and Service Module during the mission; if it failed to return, Scott would have to run the entire spacecraft for … Continue reading →

51 MINMAY 7
Comments
Space Rocket History #338 – Apollo 15 – CDR Dave Scott Part 2 & The Postal Covers Incident

Space Rocket History #337 – Apollo 15 – LMP Jim Irwin & CDR Dave Scott

Dave Scott showed incredible presence of mind during the unexpected events of the Gemini 8 mission. Even in the middle of an emergency, out of contact with Mission Control, he had thought to reenable ground control of the Agena before … Continue reading →

48 MINAPR 22
Comments
Space Rocket History #337 – Apollo 15 – LMP Jim Irwin & CDR Dave Scott

Space Rocket History #336 – Apollo 15 – Introduction, Crew Selection & CMP Al Worden

The twelve day Apollo 15 mission was scheduled to launch on July 26, 1971. It would be the fourth United States human exploration of the Moon. As compared with earlier missions, Apollo 15 would double the time and extend by … Continue reading →

51 MINAPR 8
Comments
Space Rocket History #336 – Apollo 15 – Introduction, Crew Selection & CMP Al Worden

Space Rocket History #335 – Impacts of Soyuz 11 on Future Soyuz, Salyut-1 & Apollo

It was decided that henceforth, cosmonauts would wear pressure suits for launch and the return to Earth. Also, a system was installed to automatically pump air into the descent module in the event of decompression. Additionally, the ventilation valves were … Continue reading →

49 MINMAR 25
Comments
Space Rocket History #335 – Impacts of Soyuz 11 on Future Soyuz, Salyut-1 & Apollo
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