RICHES Podcast Documentaries, Episode 32: Launch Consoles: A Forgotten History

Dublin Core

Title

RICHES Podcast Documentaries, Episode 32: Launch Consoles: A Forgotten History

Alternative Title

Launch Consoles Podcast

Subject

Podcasts
Documentaries
Titusville (Fla.)
Museums--Florida
Cape Canaveral (Fla.)

Description

Episode 32 of RICHES Podcast Documentaries: Launch Consoles: A Forgotten History. RICHES Podcast Documentaries are short form narrative documentaries that explore Central Florida history and are locally produced. These podcasts can involve the participation or cooperation of local area partners.

Episode 32 examines the U.S. Space Walk of Fame Museum in Titusville, Florida. Located on the riverfront, this 1,500-square foot museum is packed with artifacts from the Space Age, including the consoles used to launch missiles at a launch complex in Cape Canaveral. This podcast also includes interviews with former General Dynamics Aeronautics employee Murphy Wardmen and University of Central Florida professor Dr. Lori Walters.

Abstract

This podcast looks at the U.S. Space Walk of Fame in Titusville, Florida. Located on the riverfront, this 1,500 square foot museum is packed with artifacts from the space age. Of particular interest are the consoles used to launch missiles at a launch complex in Cape Canaveral. Murphy Wardmen, a former General Dynamics employee, and Dr. Lori Walters discuss the historical context of these launch consoles.

Creator

Hermanstorfer, Mark

Source

Original 16-minute and 8-second podcast by Mark Hermanstorfer, June 14, 2012: "RICHES Podcast Documentaries, Episode 32: Launch Consoles: A Forgotten History." RICHES Podcast Documentaries, Orlando, Florida.

Date Created

ca. 2012-06-14

Date Copyrighted

2012-06-14

Date Issued

2012-06-14

Contributor

Walters, Lori
Wardmen, Murphy

Is Part Of

RICHES Podcast Documentaries, Orlando, Florida.
RICHES Podcast Documentaries Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Requires

Multimedia software, such as QuickTime.

Format

audio/mp3

Extent

14.8 MB

Medium

16-minute and e8-second podcast

Language

eng

Type

Type
Sound/Podcast

Coverage

U. S. Space Walk of Fame Museum, Titusville, Florida
Cape Canaveral, Florida

Accrual Method

Item Creation

Mediator

History Teacher
Civics/Government Teacher
Geography Teacher

Provenance

Originally created by Mark Hermanstorfer and published by RICHES of Central Florida.

Contributing Project

Curator

Cepero, Laura

Digital Collection

Source Repository

External Reference

Brotemarkle, Benjamin D. D. Titusville and Mims. Charleston, SC: Arcadia, 2004.
Duggins, Pat. Final Countdown: NASA and the End of the Space Shuttle Program. Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 2007.
"RICHES Podcast Documentaries, Episode 32: Launch Consoles: A Forgotten History." RICHES of Central Florida. https://richesmi.cah.ucf.edu/omeka2/items/show/2485.
"Our History." Space Walk of Fame Museum. http://www.spacewalkoffame.com/about-us/history/.

Sound/Podcast Item Type Metadata

Original Format

1 audio podcast

Duration

16 minutes and 8 seconds

Bit Rate/Frequency

128kbps

Locations

Categories