Astronauts Look Back
Former astronauts talked about their experiences on the Mercury, Gemini and Apollo missions. They discussed the training they… read more
Former astronauts talked about their experiences on the Mercury, Gemini and Apollo missions. They discussed the training they underwent to prepare for the stresses of space flight, working with Wernher von Braun, and the competition with the Soviet Union. Pictures and footage of the first space flights were shown. Following the discussion panelists answered previously selected questions.
This event was held in the Von Braun Center Concert Hall. It was sponsored by Omega watches. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Buckbee, Ed Officer (Former) NASA->Public Affairs
- Carpenter, M. Scott Astronaut (Former) NASA->Mercury Program
- Duke, Charles "Charlie" Astronaut NASA->Apollo Program
- Petroff, Ralph President and CEO Time Domain Corp.
- Stafford, Thomas Co-Chair NASA->Return to Flight Task Group
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