Surveyor 1 audio and landing
The unmanned Surveyor 1 spacecraft was launched
on May 30 1966 and landed in Oceanus Procellarum on June 2nd.
Peter Burton, in the UK, made these recordings of
the live coverage of the mission of Surveyor 1. They really capture the
Launch (136kb) with the familiar voice of NASA Public Affairs Officer
Lunar landing (1MB) – apparently audio from BBC-TV, with the voice of the BBC’s Raymond Baxter heard at one point.
picture taking sequence (1.9MB)
with thanks to Peter for these files.