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.

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Program ID:
203350-2
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Huntsville, Alabama, United States
First Aired:
Mar 29, 2008
Last Aired:
Apr 22, 2008

Airing Details

  • Mar 29, 2008 | 8:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 29, 2008 | 11:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 01, 2008 | 4:45am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 22, 2008 | 2:17pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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