Only a week to go now, and on this fine December day we present two items today – one for all you audio folk, and one for all you broadcast folk. And if you work in broadcast audio, why not have a look at both?
One of our more popular posts last year was this one about the Apollo 11 moon landing. With that in mind, included here is a half hour highlight audio file from Apollo 17 moon landing (that’s six better!), NASA’s final part of the lunar project. The files are part of the NASA Audio Collection and exists solely to:
…make available the historic audio record of the history of Human Spaceflight at NASA, in an easily accessible and open manner. The audio contained in this collection has been digitized from original reel-to-reel tapes of varying format. Many tapes are the originals, from over 50 years ago.
The NASA Audio Collection is vast, and as of today includes nearly 200 mission recordings. Very interesting.
On an entirely different level, while broadcast television caption writers are masters of their Astons and Chyrons, we’re all human. Sometimes their frailties emerge as typos or a name that doesn’t match the person on screen. Here … in all their bonkers glory … are seventeen examples of them being uninspired, distracted, or otherwise really, really off their game …