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Night Sky - 10 Years of Night Sky Television (Full Length Episode) – 1973 Popular Factual

Night Sky - 10 Years of Night Sky

Television (Full Length Episode) – 1973 Popular Factual

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Soon you’re going to hear what 160 million horsepower sounds like as “The Bird” sings or rather bellows or rather thunders, as “The Bird” shakes the very air and trembles the ground under our feet. When that happens, I won’t be able to talk to you, you won’t be able to hear me.
– Peter Read at the launch of Apollo 15
I was busily engaged in testing new aircraft as an active test pilot when I was brought to Washington for an interview — a half an hour interview — and then they asked, “Would you like to go into space?”. I was looking for the No door.
– Wally Schirra on becoming an astronaut