Friday, November 12, 2010

Video Del Fuego, Part XXXVI

Alan Shepard had a long, hard road between his two space missions. An inner-ear problem kept him grounded for most of the 1960s, until an experimental procedure restored him to flight status in time for Apollo 14. These clips are from a 1998 HBO mini-series, From The Earth To The Moon. If you can grab this on Netflix, the whole thing is well worth a look.

And, an interview with Alan Shepard on the 20th anniversary of the mission:

1 comment:

John said...

At some point, you are going to have to google to figure out what the next Roman Numeral is.