In the voiceover it is said that when Ed Fendell sent commands to operate the TV camera on the lunar rover, it took 6 seconds for the signal to reach the Moon and the resultant images to be sent back. In fact it took less than 3 seconds. See more
What we learned about the moon you see is not nearly as important as our going there. Apollo 8, witnesses to the first earthrise in the conciousness of man. Apollo 17, Gene Cernan takes that remarkable photo of Jack Schmitt standing on the moon with the Earth over his shoulder. See that's why we went to the moon. To take those pictures. We didn't go there to conquer it or claim it or simply beat the Russians to it. Sure, we wanted to find out what the moon was made of to satisfy questions of ...
Performed by Fontella Bass
Written by Raynard Miner
and Carl Smith
Courtesy of MCA Records under license from Universal Music Special Markets See more