Feedback: What did you think of this show?:
Guests: John Batchelor, Rob Godwin, Dr. David Livingston. Topics: A review of overall the overall Gemini 5 mission and lessons learned going forward on the march to the Moon.
You are invited to comment, ask questions, and discuss the Space Show program/guest(s) on the Space Show blog. Comments, questions, and any discussion must be relevant and applicable to Space Show programming. Written Transcripts of Space Show programs are not permitted without prior written consent from The Space Show (even if for personal use) & are a violation of the Space Show copyright. We do not permit the commercial use of any Space Show program or part thereof, nor do we permit Space Show programs to be edited, placed on YouTube, or other private channels & websites. Space Show programs can be quoted in news articles, papers, academic & research work but must be cited or referenced in the proper citation format. Contact Dr. Livingston for questions about our copyright and trademark policies which we do enforce. This program is archived on The Space Show website, podcasting, and blog sites with permission from John Batchelor. Please visit the John Batchelor Show website for more information about this fine program, www.johnbatchelorshow.com. Remember, your Amazon Purchases Can Help Support The Space Show/OGLF (www.onegiantleapfoundation.org/amazon.htm. Please note that audio and transition issues are a result of copying the John Batchelor broadcast & are not within my control as they originate in the Batchelor studio.
John Batchelor and I welcomed Rob Godwin of Apogee Books to discuss the 1965 Gemini 5 mission as its anniversary was August 21 with astronauts Gordon Cooper and Pete Conrad. Rob took us through the mission challenges with the rendezvous evaluation pod (REP), the thruster issues, fuel cell problems, sleep problems, ultra cold space suits that interfered with their sleeping, POGO problems and more. The mission fell just short of 8 days. Rob talked about the importance of this mission in our overall effort to go to the Moon. This was a one segment Hotel Mars program.
Please post your comments/questions for this discussion on our blog for this show.
You can email Mr. Batchelor or Rob through me or you can reach Rob through his website, www.apogeebooks.com.