archive: SETI Apollo 8 - Sights and Sounds (hyperlinks only)

SETI Apollo 8 - Sights and Sounds (hyperlinks only)

Larry Klaes ( lklaes@bbn.com )
Thu, 24 Dec 1998 12:05:24 -0500

In honor of the thirtieth anniversary of Apollo 8's history journey to Luna,
here are some links to representative images and sounds of the mission:

Apollo 8 waits on the KSC pad atop the Saturn 5 rocket:

http://www.retroweb.com/apollo/ap8_sat5.jpg

Launch of Apollo 8 on the Saturn 5 rocket:

http://www.retroweb.com/apollo/s68-56002.jpg

MPG of Apollo 8 liftoff:

http://www.retroweb.com/apollo/ap8_liftoff.mpg

The astronaut crew of Apollo 8 - Lovell, Anders, and Borman

http://www.retroweb.com/apollo/ap8_crew.jpg

The famous "Earth rise" image over Luna (taken by Anders, as Andy
Chaikin discovered and recorded in his book, A Man on the Moon):

http://www.retroweb.com/apollo/as8-14-2383.jpg

The famous reading of Genesis from the Bible (WAV file), thirty
years ago today, December 24:

http://www.retroweb.com/apollo/ap8_xmas_eve.wav

These images, films, and sounds come from the "Contact Light"
Web site, a personal retrospective of Project Apollo, by Kipp Teague.

The main URL:

http://www.retroweb.com/apollo.html

"Good night and God bless all of you -- all of you on the Good Earth."

Larry