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|Named Person:||Buzz Aldrin; Neil Armstrong; Michael Collins|
|Material Type:||Audio book, etc.|
|Document Type:||Sound Recording, Archival Material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Buzz Aldrin; Neil Armstrong; Michael Collins; Walter Cronkite; John F Kennedy; Richard M Nixon; Columbia Broadcasting System, inc.; Union Carbide Corporation.
|Notes:||Formerly accessioned as 69-9.
The separation of the lunar module Eagle with Armstrong and Aldrin aboard from the command module Columbia piloted by Collins and their landing on the moon. Voices from Mission Control in Houston are heard, as is that of Neil Armstrong as he steps onto the moon. The second side of the disk begins with Walter Cronkite describing Armstrong on the moon before Aldrin's descent. Their landing is seen on television. The voices of the other astronauts are heard as is President Richard Nixon talking to the men on the moon.
Their recovery by the aircraft carrier Hornet, where they are placed for eighteen days in isolation, is described. The phonodisk is a commemorative recording provided by Union Carbide; included with the disk is a Union Carbide brochure that describes its contribution to the lunar landing.
|Description:||One 4 3/4 in., 33 rpm phonodisk, 8 1/2 min. each side.|