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Follow Apollo 11 as it happened

  • 16-07-2019 12:48pm
    Registered Users Posts: 5,769 ✭✭✭

    Stolen from itssoeasy's post (Thanks man).

    Follow the whole mission. You can listen to all the audio, look at the telemetry, watch footage. Flip between all the audio tracks (CAPCOM, FIDO, EECOM etc)

    Simply fantastic.


  • Registered Users Posts: 3,610 ✭✭✭stoneill

    This is great.
    I use to listen to the audio tracks on the Apollo Lunar Flight Journal on headphones, kids would be asking what music I'm listening to.

  • Registered Users Posts: 34,204 ✭✭✭✭BorneTobyWilde

    How are they communicating with Apollo when its on the moon? What technology is that, to be able to do that back then?

  • Registered Users Posts: 3,610 ✭✭✭stoneill

    NASA used a series or radio telescopes dotted around the word to send radio signals to the command module and the LM. The beep noised you often hear are called Quindar tones, this was to alert or prepare the radio transmitters that a signal on the the old phone PBX system was coming through to be transmitted to the astronauts as a radio signal.

  • Registered Users Posts: 749 ✭✭✭Boardnashea

    Fun Austrailian movie on the subject was called...?

  • Registered Users Posts: 5,769 ✭✭✭TheIrishGrover

    Fun Austrailian movie on the subject was called...?

    The Dish. With Sam Neil. Fun little movie

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