Guenter Wendt 1999 Oral History Interview

Guenter Wendt worked as the manager of the launch pads for the Mercury, Gemini, and parts of the Apollo missions and was often the last… read more

Guenter Wendt worked as the manager of the launch pads for the Mercury, Gemini, and parts of the Apollo missions and was often the last person astronauts saw before going into space. He talked about how he came to work for NASA, his relationship with the astronauts, and what it meant to be in charge of launch pad operations.

This is a portion of the interview.

This interview was part of an oral history program at the NASA Johnson Space Center. He was interviewed by Catherine Harwood on February 25, 1999, in Titusville, Florida. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Guenter Wendt 1999 Oral History Interview

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Program ID:
298410-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Interview
Location:
Titusville, Florida, United States
First Aired:
Feb 25, 2012
Last Aired:
Feb 27, 2012

Airing Details

  • Feb 25, 2012 | 8:01am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 26, 2012 | 3:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 27, 2012 | 3:59am EST | C-SPAN 3

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