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Conversations with Apollo Conversations with Apollo

    • History

    Conversations with Apollo - Episode 15: Brian Riehle and the MSFN

    Conversations with Apollo - Episode 15: Brian Riehle and the MSFN

    Bendix Computer Technician Brian Riehle joins us to talk about the history of the Manned Space Flight Network during the heady days of Apollo.

    • 45 min
    Conversations with Apollo - Episode 14: Don Eyles On the Fly

    Conversations with Apollo - Episode 14: Don Eyles On the Fly

    Apollo 14 Lunar Module software engineer Don Eyles joins us to talk about coding a patch for the LM on the fly while astronauts were waiting to land on the moon.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Conversations with Apollo - Episode 13: Chuck Smiley and Helicopter 66

    Conversations with Apollo - Episode 13: Chuck Smiley and Helicopter 66

    In this episode, our guest is Retired Navy Captain Charles Smiley, XO of US Navy Helicopter Squadron 4, tasked with fishing astronauts from Apollo 8, 10, 11, 12 and 13 out of the Pacific Ocean after Splashdown. Chuck was the pilot of the astronaut recovery helicopter #66 for Apollo 10 and Apollo 13.

    • 44 min
    Conversations with Apollo - Episode 12: Jack King - Tower Clear

    Conversations with Apollo - Episode 12: Jack King - Tower Clear

    Known by all space history buffs as "The Voice of Apollo," Jack King talks about his Apollo Experience.

    • 58 min
    Conversations with Apollo - Episode 11: Edgar Mitchell - Outside the Box

    Conversations with Apollo - Episode 11: Edgar Mitchell - Outside the Box

    In our first conversation with one who's been there, we talk to Dr. Edgar Mitchell about Frau Mauro, new science, and the kind of out of the box thinking that will lead us back to the moon, Mars and beyond.

    • 49 min
    Conversations with Apollo - Episode 10 - Live from Cape Canaveral

    Conversations with Apollo - Episode 10 - Live from Cape Canaveral

    NBC New space reporter Jay Barbree is my guest. He's the only reporter to have covered every manned flight in US History. It's a goodie.

    • 1 hr 3 min

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