Podcaster: Andy Poniros
Title: Interview with Apollo 7 Astronaut Walter Cunningham
Organization: Cosmic Perspective
Intro Music: “A Piece of Space History”, by Andy Poniros
Closing Outro Music: “Funk 2001”, by Larry Benigno
Description: APOLLO 7 astronaut Colonel Walter Cunningham discusses the challenges of landing a man to the moon, including the APOLO 1 fire that took the lives of astronaut Gus Grissom, Ed White & Roger Chaffee. The first manned flight after the tragedy, APOLO 7, the first flight to go to the Moon & back, APOLO 8, & the first Moon landing, APOLO 11.
“Cosmic Perspective Radio” is an Andy Poniros Production
Bio: Andy Poniros is a JPL / NASA Solar System Ambassador, Amateur Astronomer, Telescope Builder, Science Reporter and “Cosmic Perspective” host on www.WPKN.org
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