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Space Rocket History #358 ? Apollo 16 – Trans-Lunar Coast

?Unlike the roller-coaster ride of Earth orbit, we are entering a slow-motion domain where time and distance seem to have more meaning than speed.? Mike Collins 
2021-02-17
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Space Rocket History #357 ? Apollo 16 – TLI, Transposition & the LM Fuel Leak?

It looked like they had a leak from one of the propellant tanks on the Lunar Module.  If so, that meant abort! 
2021-02-03
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Space Rocket History #356 ? Apollo 16 – Climb to Orbit

Duke was startled. Why was it shaking so hard? What in the world was happening? There had to be something wrong with this rocket. He didn?t recall any briefing to expect this violent vibration as they sat on the launch ? Continue reading ?
2021-01-20
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Space Rocket History #355 ? Apollo 16 – The Launch

T-90 seconds and all Charlie Duke could think about was let?s go! There was no fear, no reluctance, no second thoughts. He was consumed with the desire to hear the words Lift-off.  He felt this was his one and only ? Continue reading ?
2021-01-06
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Space Rocket History #354 – Apollo 16 – CMDR John W. Young

John Watts Young was an astronaut, naval officer and aviator, test pilot, and aeronautical engineer. He became the ninth person to walk on the Moon as commander of the Apollo 16 mission in 1972. He flew on four different classes ? Continue reading ?
2020-12-16
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Space Rocket History #353 – Apollo 16 – LMP Charlie Duke

?Roger, Twank?Tranquility, we copy you on the ground. You got a bunch of guys about to turn blue. We?re breathing again. Thanks a lot!,? Capcom Charlie Duke, Apollo 11 landing.
2020-12-02
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Space Rocket History #352 – Apollo 16 – Introduction, Crew Selection & CMP Ken Mattingly

?cogito, ergo sum? (I think, therefore I am). Rene Descartes.
2020-11-18
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Space Rocket History #351 – Apollo 15 – First Deep Space EVA and Splashdown

As the red smoke cleared, Al saw widening holes in one of their parachutes, collapsing it into a useless strip of cloth. ?We?ve got a streamer on one,? Al reported.
2020-11-04
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Space Rocket History #350 ? Apollo 15 – Lunar Liftoff, Rendezvous and Docking – Tang Ceremony

On Hadley Plain, at 171:37 GET, right on schedule, Falcon?s engine lit, hurling the ascent stage upward in an impressive flurry of dust and debris, captured for the first time on camera and transmitted live to a world-wide audience.
2020-10-21
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Space Rocket History #349 ? Apollo 15 – Meanwhile on Endeavour

After being cooped up together so closely with his fellow astronauts inside Endeavor, Worden enjoyed stretching out for his solo flight.  Now he really got to fly.
2020-10-07
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Space Rocket History #348 ? Apollo 15 – Traverse 3

?We pray for one last landingOn the globe that gave us birth;Let us rest our eyes on the fleecy skiesAnd the cool, green hills of Earth.? Robert A. Heinlein
2020-09-23
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Space Rocket History #347 ? Apollo 15 – Traverse 2-Part 2 – The Genesis Rock

Both men realized what they had discovered. The rock was almost entirely plagioclase. This was surely a chunk of anorthosite, a piece of the primordial crust, the Genesis Rock.
2020-09-09
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Space Rocket History #346 ? Apollo 15 – Traverse 2-Part 1

Suddenly, Scott called out that the Rover was beginning to slide down the hill.  As the back wheels came off the ground, Scott quickly got back on to hold the rover down.
2020-08-26
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Space Rocket History #345 ? Apollo 15 – The Lunar Rover & Traverse 1

The whole stripped-down rover weighed about 455 pounds on Earth but only 76 pounds on the moon and was built to carry 2 1/2 times its weight at a maximum speed of about 10 miles per hour.
2020-08-12
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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.
2020-07-29
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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 ?
2020-07-15
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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.
2020-07-01
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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.
2020-06-17
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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.
2020-06-03
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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.
2020-05-20
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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 ?
2020-05-06
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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 ?
2020-04-22
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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 ?
2020-04-08
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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 ?
2020-03-25
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Space Rocket History #334 ? Soyuz 11 – Death in Space

The recovery team quickly opened the hatch and were shocked to find the men motionless, as if asleep or unconscious.
2020-03-11
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Space Rocket History #333 ? Soyuz 11 – Downfall & N1 Update

Volkov transmitted to Flight Control: ?The hatch is not hermetically sealed! ? What can we do? ? What can we do??
2020-02-26
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Space Rocket History #332 ? Soyuz 11/Salyut 1 – The Fire & SRH 7th Year Celebration

Just before the start of another communication session, Volkov noticed a smell of smoke from somewhere at the rear of the station. As soon as communication with the ground was established, he reported:  ?Aboard the station is ?the curtain?!?
2020-02-12
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Space Rocket History #331 ? Soyuz 11/Salyut 1 – Life Aboard the First Space Station

Dobrovolsky wrote in his diary, ?Some days were a nightmare. There was a general absence of everything: no interesting things, no happiness, the monotonous sound of the ventilators, strong smells, numerous experiments. It seemed to me that Flight Control simply ? Continue reading ?
2020-01-29
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Space Rocket History #330 ? Soyuz 11/Salyut 1 – What’s That Smell?

Volkov radioed ?Zarya, wait! Yantar 3 is in Soyuz. Don?t start until Yantar 3 has returned to the Salyut! There is a strong smell in Salyut! He will put on a mask and go in again!?
2020-01-15
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Space Rocket History #329 ? Soyuz 11 – The Replacement Crew – Dobrovolsky, Volkov, and Patsayev – Part 2

?I am proud to have been involved in the Vostok spacecraft which carried Gagarin on the first manned space flight and in its modification for Voskhod.? Volkov
2020-01-01
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Space Rocket History #328 ? Soyuz 11 – The Replacement Crew – Dobrovolsky, Volkov, and Patsayev – Part 1

Dobrovolsky was blond, tall, broad-shouldered, and tough. He was kind-hearted and had a contagious belly laugh. At the Air Force school, his friends nicknamed him `Odessa?, and he was proud of it. 
2019-12-19
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Space Rocket History #327 ? Soyuz 11 – The Prime Crew

On May 4th, 1971 the prime crew of Soyuz 11 was confirmed to be Leonov, Commander; Kubusov, Flight Engineer; and Kolodin, Research Engineer. Their assignment was to spend between 30 and 45 days on board Salyut 1.
2019-12-12
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Space Rocket History #326 ? Soyuz 10 – Undocking and Re-entry

? There was no provision for the possibility of undocking if the entire docking cycle had not been executed ?
2019-12-05
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Space Rocket History #325 ? Soyuz 10 – Docking with Salyut 1

?They can?t approach at that rate,? fretted Mishin. ?Why aren?t you doing anything? Tell the crew what to do!? ?We don?t need to do anything; deceleration will begin now,? Rauschenbach reassured Mishin.
2019-11-28
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Space Rocket History #324 ? Soyuz 10 with Shatalov, Yeliseyev and Rukavishnikov

The objective of the Soyuz 10 mission was to deliver and return to earth the first crew of Salyut 1.  The Soyuz was to hard dock with Salyut 1 and then the crew was to transfer internally to the station. ? Continue reading ?
2019-11-21
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Space Rocket History #323 ? Salyut 1

In record time, the OKB-1 rebels led by Yuri Semenov developed the space station designated DOS-7K. The station used the body of a vehicle from the Almaz project, but outfitted it with modified systems from the Soyuz spacecraft.
2019-11-13
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50th Anniversary Special – An Encore Presentation of Space Rocket History #224 ? Apollo 11 ? Moonwalk – Part 2 – One Priceless Moment

?For one priceless moment, in the whole history of man, all the people on this earth are truly one. One in their pride in what you have done. And one in our prayers that you will return safely to earth? ? Continue reading ?
2019-11-06
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Space Rocket History #322 ? Apollo 14 – Recovery & Conclusion

Alan Shepard?s wife Louise was elated after watching on TV as Shepard boarded a Navy ship bound for Houston, where he would be safe behind the glass windows of the post-flight quarantine room.
2019-10-30
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Space Rocket History #321 ? Apollo 14 – Splashdown

Gradually, as Mitchell worked and glanced at the bright crescent, he was filled with a quiet euphoria, great tranquillity, and an overpowering sense of understanding. It was as if he had suddenly begun to hear a new language, one being ? Continue reading ?
2019-10-23
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Space Rocket History #320 ? Apollo 14 – Docking & Alexei Leonov

Would the docking probe that caused so much difficulty a week ago during the first docking work now or would Shepard and Mitchell be forced into a space walk in Lunar orbit?
2019-10-16
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Space Rocket History #319 ? Apollo 14 – Lunar Lift-off

141:45:30 Shepard: Okay. The abort stage is set. Ascent Engine is Armed. 6, 5, 4? 141:45:38 Mitchell: Proceed with the ignition program 141:45:38 Shepard: ?3, 2, 1, 0? 141:45:42 Mitchell: Ignition. 141:45:43 Shepard: We have ignition? 141:45:44 Mitchell: What a ? Continue reading ?
2019-10-09
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Space Rocket History #318 ? Apollo 14 – Moonwalk 2 – Part 2 – How about a round of golf?

?It was terribly, terribly frustrating; coming up over that ridge that we were going up, and thinking, finally, that was it; and it wasn?t ? suddenly recognizing that, really, you just don?t know where you are.? Ed Mitchell
2019-10-02
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50th Anniversary Special – An Encore Presentation of Space Rocket History #223 ? Apollo 11 ? Moonwalk – Part 1

Silently and carefully, Armstrong raised his left boot over the lip of the footpad and lowered it to the dust. Immediately he tested his weight, bouncing in the gentle gravity, and when he felt firm ground, he was still, one ? Continue reading ?
2019-09-25
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Space Rocket History #317 ? Apollo 14 – Moonwalk 2 – Part 1 – The Rim of Cone Crater

The majority of the second moonwalk was dedicated to reaching the rim of Cone Crater.  The wide, deep geological gold mine, which scientists believed was actually the remains of an ancient volcano.
2019-09-18
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Space Rocket History #316 ? Apollo 14 – Solo Flight Over the Moon & Lunar Geology

With the Hycon camera down, Roosa would have to step in and use a Hasselblad with a 500 mm lens, to take detailed photos of the Apollo 16 potential landing site.  If Roosa did nothing else, he had to return ? Continue reading ?
2019-09-11
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Space Rocket History #315 ? Apollo 14 – Moonwalk 1 – Part 3 – ALSEP Deployment

The mortar package contained a set of grenades which were planned to be fired to distances of 500, 1000, 3000, and 5000 feet to the north of the ALSEP site.
2019-09-04
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Space Rocket History #314 ? Apollo 14 – Moonwalk 1 – Part 2 – Fueling the Nuke

A small plutonium source was used to power the Radioisotope Thermoelectric Generator (RTG) that would provide electric power for the ALSEP experiments.  Ed Mitchell performed the delicate maneuver of inserting the fuel capsule into the RTG.
2019-08-28
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Space Rocket History #313 ? Apollo 14 – Moonwalk 1 – Part 1 – Color TV From the Moon

?Al is on the surface. And it?s been a long way, but we?re here.? Alan Shepard
2019-08-21
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Space Rocket History #312 ? Apollo 14 – Lunar Landing – Part 2

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!?
2019-08-14
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Space Rocket History #311 ? Apollo 14 – Lunar Landing – Part 1

While checking the lander?s guidance software, during a final practice run for the landing, engineers in mission control detected that the computer was receiving an errant signal from the abort pushbutton.
2019-08-07
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