First Men on the Moon
16–24 July 1969
In this section
Essay by Hamish Lindsay – Updated version 2014.
(And a commendation from Jack Garman.)
Also in this section –
Australian TV report on Honeysuckle
and Sydney Video
Minister John Gorton visits Honeysuckle, July 21 1969
Station Log for Apollo 11
Audio recorded at Honeysuckle
comms + Net 2 as TV begins (in A11 TV section)
of the TV monitors at Honeysuckle during the EVA
Australian Minister for Supply’s press release – July 22 1969
Apollo 11 Flight Plan – Final version, July 1, 1969
The Honeysuckle Creek team immediately after Apollo 11
Thanks from Cliff Charlesworth, Apollo 11 Flight Director
External link: One Small Step, The Australian Story.
Manned Space Flight Network / MCC-Houston
The Launch – audio from the Network Control Console
The Lunar Descent and Landing – audio from the Network Controller’s and Flight Director’s Consoles
Lunar landing console audio from computer expert Jack Garman (interview) in the AGC Staff Support Room.
Photos of Gene Kranz’s White Team in Mission Control.
The Lunar Liftoff – Onboard audio and Black Team FD loop.
Walter Cronkite visits Goldstone for CBS News before the mission
Neil Armstrong visits Goddard after the mission
Australian Media coverage
The Launch Derryn Hinch reports live on Australian radio
The Boniecki Tapes
how Australians heard the Moonwalk
Press releases and newspaper clippings
The Launch as seen from 43,000 feet.
Seeing the Apollo 11 Re-entry.
independent recording of the Landing
The Apollo 11 crew
in Sydney Saturday 1st November 1969
The Apollo 11 mission patch
NASA Audio News Features with Willard Scott
Creek and Apollo 11 TV from the Moon