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May 03 Reblogged

Y’all should turn on NASA TV right now

lightthiscandle:

They’re showing this excellent 1960s Project Mercury propaganda film, with a narrator who sounds like he swallowed a handful of Nyquil. He keeps addressing me like I’m Alan Shepard. “Your fellow astronauts helped you with your launch,” etc.

I’m excited. Every time I’ve flipped on NASA TV they’ve always had dead air.

http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/nasatv/index.html

I miss having NASA TV on my actual cable line-up. But back then basically the only thing ever on when I would try to watch something was “This Is The Earth From Space Because We Can”.

Notes

  1. shovelingferret reblogged this from lightthiscandle and added:
    dammitsomuch I missed it.
  2. lightthiscandle reblogged this from complex34 and added:
    I thought the same thing. They showed the date before the interview, and it was conducted in May 1998, two months before...
  3. complex34 reblogged this from spaceandstuffidk and added:
    Watching on my Roku. :) They are now showing a late interview with Al. I’ve never seen him this old.
  4. scifitwin said: Aw damn it. I saw the last thirty seconds.
  5. kaiyves reblogged this from lightthiscandle and added:
    I LOVE 60s NASA propaganda films! Especially the ones from before the acronym was standardized as being one word rather...
  6. spaceandstuffidk reblogged this from lightthiscandle and added:
    http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/nasatv/index.html I miss having NASA TV on my actual cable line-up. But back then...

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