Former Astronaut Joe Kerwin Oral History, Part 1

In the first half of this two-part interview, former NASA astronaut and science pilot for the first SkyLab mission, Joseph Kerwin, talked… read more

In the first half of this two-part interview, former NASA astronaut and science pilot for the first SkyLab mission, Joseph Kerwin, talked about the process of becoming an astronaut, his experience as a capsule communicator for Apollo 13 and how NASA prepared for the first extended stay in space. SkyLab was America’s first Space Station. Kerwin’s mission was to repair SkyLab and conduct scientific experiments in space, including tests in weightlessness. This interview was part of the Johnson Space Center’s Oral History Project. close

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

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Former Astronaut Joe Kerwin Oral History, Part 1

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Program ID:
310493-1
Category:
Interview
Format:
Interview
Location:
Houston, Texas, United States
First Aired:
Feb 16, 2013
Last Aired:
Feb 20, 2013

Airing Details

  • Feb 16, 2013 | 8:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 17, 2013 | 3:01pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 18, 2013 | 4:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 19, 2013 | 9:05pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 20, 2013 | 12:31am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 20, 2013 | 3:51am EST | C-SPAN 3