[FPSPACE] Astronaut sighting of TLP during Apollo mission
joberg at houston.rr.com
Tue Jan 23 21:15:22 EST 2007
"Vostok" was one of the reference names on local craters
that Apollo missions used. Check out the Lunar Surface Journal
to locate 'Vostok' on one of the mission maps.
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From: "pjp" <pjp961 at svol.net>
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Subject: [FPSPACE] Astronaut sighting of TLP during Apollo mission
> If memory serves, the CSM pilot on Apollo 17 saw a meteor strike in real
> time. He got excited about it. He called it "Vostog" or "Vostok".I wrote
> him a letter while he was still alive, and he told me he didn't know why
> used that term (it's on the CD "The Mission Transcript Collection: Mercury
> Redstone 3 to Apollo 17"), but he said he was thinking "Meteor"..just type
> in "Vostog" in the search engine for the PDF file software on the CD, and
> will come up.
> Still a mystery to me why he would use the term "Vostog" or "Vostok"
> in the transcript).
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