Comparison of 4 recordings of the start of the TV


Neil Armstrong on the Ladder

Until Neil was on the footpad, Houston relayed Goldstone’s video to the TV networks. Viewers in Australia saw Honeysuckle’s picture almost from the start.

(While Goldstone was receiving an excellent picture, equipment problems meant that only a very dark picture reached Houston.) All that could be seen of Neil was the silhouette of his legs.

When the switch to Honeysuckle’s picture was made, Neil could be seen, waiting to step onto the surface.

Neil Armstrong’s First Step.

Watch a side by side comparison of the 4 known recordings (as at November 2006) of Neil Armstrong’s First Step.

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