NASA soundtracks
September 13, 2005 10:07 AM   Subscribe

Ignition sequence starts ... A spoken word documentary album of the flight of Apollo 11 to the moon. Dramatic - evocative - the right stuff. Provided by Hepcat Willy.
posted by carter (9 comments total)
[This is good]
posted by spock at 10:17 AM on September 13, 2005

A day brightener...thanks!
posted by fluffycreature at 10:21 AM on September 13, 2005

Dang. My family had a copy of this LP. Wish I still did.
All I remember is that it was major-league melodramatic narration, intercut with audio from NASA.
Still, at age 8, I was pretty frickin impressed.
posted by darren at 11:56 AM on September 13, 2005

I've actually got that LP (Dad bought it new)...I was born in '72, so I missed getting to see the real deal by just a smidge ;), but I remember being captivated by listening to that album in the late 70's. Very cool.
posted by rhythim at 12:00 PM on September 13, 2005

I'm old enough that I remember my dad waking me and my brother in the middle of the night. He dragged us downstairs in our pajamas to watch it. At the time I thought, "What the heck?" The grainy black and white feed looked nothing like science fiction films. I think I was expecting a rocket ship or something. Now, I'm real glad that he did so.
posted by carter at 1:21 PM on September 13, 2005

This is awesome, thank you.
posted by interrobang at 2:16 PM on September 13, 2005

Great find, thank you very much! I'm thoroughly enjoying listening to them as I write this.
posted by nlindstrom at 3:13 PM on September 13, 2005

I used to have this on vinyl. I think I got it for a quarter. Now I can integrate it into my MP3 collection for my annoying novelty ambient mixing needs. Woot.
posted by loquacious at 3:27 PM on September 13, 2005

Thank you for this.
posted by neuron at 10:44 PM on September 13, 2005

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