“We were in deep, deep trouble.” This is Mission Control like you’ve never heard it before. After the explosion, denial and disbelief turn to dread.
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Presented by Kevin Fong.
Gene Kranz, courtesy of the Johnson Space Center Oral History Project
Bob Heselmeyer, courtesy of the Johnson Space Center Oral History Project
Written by Kevin Fong and Andrew Luck-Baker
Theme music by Hans Zimmer and Christian Lundberg for Bleeding Fingers Music
BBC Radio Science Unit for the BBC World Service