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"shepard gus grissom" Discussed on Computer Talk Radio
"To do the same thing. Now he is going to go up above something called the karman line which is sixty two miles above spec- level and that is actually where we determined that space actually begins. That's the current definition. This carmine line where space begins but richard branson was out of our atmosphere. So was that where was or maybe. It's the old definition of one hundred miles. This is this is something that we have to struggle with. There were a few other people who only went up just a little bit further. Gus grissom was one of those guys alan. Shepard gus grissom And yeah they were. They were in the middle of a space race in. We are now in the middle of a space race between billionaires. Okay i do want them to chase forward. I do want them to achieve these dreams. I do want them to to achieve new amazing successes but we have to start wondering. Where are we going to draw this line. There's there's a lot to go with here. And i want you to ponder this. I want you to tell me what you think. Feel free to reach out to me. Feel free to let me know what you think way. Where does space begin where where does where does astronaut hood begin. I thought you'd enjoy this. I figured that this is something. Marty live also brought up..
"shepard gus grissom" Discussed on Newsradio 600 KOGO
"Point in time. Did anybody like our music? 88 88 ask Leo. Mike is on the line from Maine. He is our Airline pilot guy podcaster, not an airline pilot himself, but a big aviation fan. Right, Micah? Well, let me correct you on that If you don't mind, Leo, I do. I am involved with the airline pilot guy, but really, I'm an airplane geek podcast. I'm sorry. I'm sorry. I always get that wrong. Airplane geek podcast The airplane geeks? Yes. And in fact, today we just covered the Sperling Farms fly in and pancake breakfast. That was just amazing. Wait a minute on this beautiful Is that the biggest thing that happened in in aviation today? The Sperling Farm Flyover cake, Breakfast and flying. Yeah, they were over 100 planes from all over New England. That's pretty cool. Where is spur Wink Farms? Just out of curiosity. Ape. Elizabeth, Maine looks Right over the banks of the Atlantic Ocean. It's normally a horse past year, but they it's also an airfield and there was even a 1939 Beechcraft stagger wing and I'm sure Wow, what that is, and it was gorgeous. Wow, Beautiful day. Do you fly yourself, Micah? No. You know, I used to do radio and I used to interview musicians and people say, Do you play and I said no. I just criticized those with pilot. Yeah, Same thing for me. Yeah. Those who can't go on the radio. Exactly or now podcasts. But you know what, if if that's the whole beauty of podcasts, If you're something that you love, and you're crazy about your passion about make a podcast about it, because I guarantee you there's other people who share your passion. That's really funny. Have we have over 10 on the airplane geeks we have over 10,000 downloads a week with good, very good for 11 years just finished Episode 660. It's a weekly podcast. And with Bradley Guy launchpad Mars R E I c. Well, That's the sad story. Uh oh. Launch. We lost him last week. His folk wolf won 49 d He came down and Oh, dear, and, uh, savings, keeping himself from crashing into a bunch of houses and killing other people. He brought himself down and unfortunately, um, well, he's a hero. He's a hero really is And if you if you listen to last week's podcast episode, 6 60 I do a tribute to him. That really talks about what a two stories about him that sure what a hero is How it affected us. He flew of Funchal Wolf F W P 1 49 d beautiful. That a German, uh, World War two. That particular one was a trainer that was made by by Piaggio. And if you go to the Wikipedia page, and you look at that aircraft and you go to the fourth one down, that's his aircraft, Canadian civil service, But that's his. And he loved that airplane. What a loss. Well, I'm sorry. I know he was a contributor on the podcast. So that's uh That's tragic and a very, very good friend. I'm so sorry to hear that, Micah Thank you Condolences, but I had a question for Rod. I don't know if we can get him on or not, we can Rod is going to magically appear. Hello, Going. Hello, Point Rod normally join? Well. He will join us about 10 minutes for, uh, to talk about space. But go ahead and ask your question, Michael. You know, Ron, I I've been listening to the show and like you and like Leo. It's like the suborbital flights. Okay? They're kind of fun. And But what Richard Branson did today, Okay, that's really needed. You know, he was a passenger on an airplane that In quick, Oh, suborbital, But okay and then and then Jeff Bezos is going up in the O. Ryan, and that's more of a rocket. And that's a suborbital flight like Alan Shepard and Gus Grissom did, and that's terrific. But he's also bringing Wally Funk which I think is really need. So that was brilliant. PR. Yeah, Brilliant PR. So Jeff Bezos is no fool. He wins the PR battle between the billionaires, by the way, so he does an instagram of first of him asking his brother to go and his brother was genuinely like what? Yes. And then even more brilliant. This is on Jeff's, uh, instagram account. I don't know if it's the blue origin Instagram account er Jeff's personal account. I think it's his personal account, he asks. The oldest person ever go into space. Previous was John Glenn was, I think, 77 when he went up, Uh, Wally Funk, who is and this is the fascinating part of the story. Besides being an FAA inspector and pilot herself. She was one of the Mercury 13 the original 13 women who were selected for the Mercury program, but never got well. Why not quite accepted? You gotta be a little careful with okay. That's the story. They were invited. They were invited by the Lovelace clinic who had done all the training. Excuse me the examination. It wasn't NASA. That Astor no. Was really lovely is who ran that saying, You know, I'd like to know about women, too. And once they passed, and in some cases with better scores in the men to be to be fair, Uh, there were some agitation to try and get them considered. But NASA famously President Johnson Scrolled. Then Vice President Johnson scrawled on a note that was asking for them to be admitted. The murky program said. Let's stop this now. Wow. Text So NASA said, No, they're not test pilots. And they retorted, You won't let us be test pilots and they said, Yeah, but you're not test pilot. So, yeah, they weren't actually part of that program that it was a private program. Okay, That's interesting Wells through the government contract. Yeah, I'm sure Michael was going to say the same thing right? Exactly exactly And and And if you want to find out about her, we just had her biographer on the show. Just look up while he funk on the airplane geeks, the website and you can hear a whole hour and a half interview about her, which is interesting. Character, the the video that Jeff Bezoza posted. She was just a hoot a pistol in her eighties now, But boy, she's got energy and he asked her. What are you gonna What are you gonna do when we land and she says, I'm gonna jump? I can't remember exactly what she said. It was. It was great. I just I admire the heck out of her. So that's that's a good move, I think, but it isn't exactly It isn't exactly going in orbit. It's not exactly going to the space station. It's not exactly going to the moon. It's just going up and down. But it is big. The commercial enterprise has done it. Yes, sir. If I can. Talent, Shepard, Gus Grissom, they went suborbital. They got their astronauts wings. They're all talking about giving Jeff Bezos and Wally Funk, astronaut wings and my opinion and I'm very explicit with it, And it's very controversial, and people are campaigning for Wally Funk together. Astronaut wings. She's not an astronaut Jeff Bezoza senator astronauts their passengers. Oh, that's interesting one. So so and it gets even more complicated it. Yeah. So thank you. So it gets more complicated because bezoza is going up over 62 Miles, Which is, you know, is the Karman line that's officially space internationally, right? If you are a air force pilot, and you go over 50 miles high, you get Something called your astronaut waiting right and that that dates back to the X 15 program. So so the Air Force and the FAA and NASA say it's 50 miles and everybody else on the planet says No. It's 62. 400, kilometers. So you know, there's that technical definition. But beyond that, when people are paying money to take these flights, and maybe especially in sub orbital, you know, there is an experiment that on today's flight, how do plants respond to zero gravity? Well, we know that already because you've done the space day. Yeah, it wasn't that long, either. Yeah, so it's like, OK, his little science there, but Are the astronauts. Are they? Citizen astronauts? Are they space tourists? And you're going to see a lot of fighting. By the way. They got.
"shepard gus grissom" Discussed on Scuba Shack Radio
"Did you have have heroes when you were younger. Real Heroes Real people. I'm of a certain age. Were my heroes. Were seven American pilots. Who became the mercury seven astronaut? Not these seven men Alan Shepard Gus Grissom John. Glenn Wally Chirac Gordon. Cooper deeks Layton and Scott Carpenter or who many young boys stories like me want it to be like a couple of these guys. I followed them to the Naval Academy. But I didn't pursue being pilot. That's another story but like like one of them. Scott Carpenter. I followed him to the ocean. Scott Carpenter was born in May of nineteen twenty five and he died in October. Two thousand thousand thirteen at the age of eighty eight his path to becoming a mercury astronaut is fascinating and you can read all about that and his book that he co authored with his daughter titled for Spacious Skies Guys. It's a great read but Scott was more than an astronaut. He was also a knock. Were not his only spaceflight was in May of nineteen sixty two. You and that was three months after John Glenn's orbital flight and you can hear Scott on John Glenn's flight with the uttering the phrase Godspeed John Glenn now that was his only flight that he ever took in space and there was a lot of controversy about it related to how he piloted the capsule and landing so with Scott not being able to fly again or not having a flight he decided to pursue another path in the book that he co authored with his daughter they discuss. How Scott was not scheduled to make another flight with NASA so he decided to pursue something different and he wanted to go to a lecture at Mit to hear Jacques Cousteau speak and then he approached him with a proposal that he wanted to join jock? Cousteau's rose divers. They had some dialogue and and jot determined that it might be a good idea of Scott work with the US Navy. Now Scot wasn't even a diver from the account in his book. He was exposed to the ocean when he was stationed in Hawaii and they talk about him snorkeling with his family family often ever beach. Remember being outed of a beach for some softball games when I was stationed out there in the Navy I guess being a national channel Hero has some advantage so he was able to connect with George Bond. Who is heading up to navy saturation diving program at the time and planning C.? Lab One Scott joined the program I he needed to learn how to dive. Obviously not that great of a challenge for someone who ventured into space he was was supposed to be part of the crew on C. Lab one but right before the mission he crashed his motor. Scooter in Bermuda the site of C.. Lab One and was a pretty bad accident and he was had had to be evacuated. Now they didn't know Scott was ever going to be able to die again but he was cleared an actually he was named. CEO of the C.. Lab To mission which was going to be off California in two hundred feet of water and it was actually a nice tat where ten men would live for fifteen days. Each Scott stayed for thirty while on that mission He got stung by a Scorpion working fish and was in pretty bad and painful State but there was caused concern but He stated out for thirty days now while Scott was on there. There's there's a film that the Navy had produced it's vintage archives. It's about thirty minutes long and you can look at it. That goes into all of the C- lab too and it shows Scott playing playing the Ukulele while he's down in NC lab to And then there's also a scene where he's talking to Gordon Cooper one of his mercury seven buddies who was on a Gemini flight at the time so he was talking from the ocean floor to the Gemini Capsule that was In orbit and Scott was going to be part of C. Lab three but He was no longer able to dive. I've so he wasn't cleared for saturation diving. So then therefore he went back to NASA where he was working with the astronauts and one of the things it was interesting is he was instrumental in introducing the pool training as a simulator for weightlessness in space first. They were very skeptical about doing it. But it proved who've to be Quite innovative so Scott Carpenter was not only an astronaut. WHO's also an awkward not He's one of my heroes growing up in a great American hero and another link in our diving history.
"shepard gus grissom" Discussed on Newsradio 1200 WOAI
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"shepard gus grissom" Discussed on KTAR 92.3FM
"We picked to be the first person on the mood, and you know, I'm very excited about the fiftieth anniversary of Apollo eleven because usually these big anniversaries are about a tragedy. We think of Pearl Harbor, and you know, John F Kennedy's assassination nine eleven those indelible moments that are seared into our collective imagination. But. The moon landing with years ago was something that was a celebration of human achievement. Yeah. You're right. Most of those anniversaries intended to be along the lines of terrible tragedies. This of course, much different. I noted another factor as well. Let's assume that you pretty much needed to be. Let's say five years old at the time that Neil Armstrong uttered. His famous words to really have any idea of what was going on. That means today you are fifty five. So if you are under fifty five this is history by history. I mean, dead dusty history. This is as much history as ABRAHAM LINCOLN or George Washington has nothing to do with your personal consciousness. And that I think is kind of a jarring awakening. Well, it's the only person I've been on bookstore that made that comment, and I couldn't agree with you more. It's hitting me. I was eight and a half years old when Neil Armstrong uttered, those famous words, but for my students at Rice University and young people are meeting, it's just ancient history. And if they go to the, you know, the Washington Mall and look at the air and Space Museum and see what some of these capsules were like of for that. Alan Shepard Gus Grissom, or or, you know, Neo Armstong flew there. It's it's just extrordinary in that anybody would go off in such a primitive piece of hardware and be fired into the into space. But these really are generations. I'm fifty eight in these astronauts were my childhood heroes. They really were an inspiration to me. Yeah. Well, you're fifty eight and I'm not a little past that. But. Again. Yeah. I I can remember vividly. I in fact, I can tell you exactly so many people can't on on a number of things if you're old enough and this one I'm not where were you? When you heard about the attack on Pearl Harbor where were you when you heard about John Kennedy's assassination? I was at a debate tournament at Purdue University. And where were you when Neil Armstrong uttered, his his famous words than the answer to that? From my case would be I was in the army back from Vietnam at a stateside posting in Virginia and in a a rec room with other soldiers into watching this. And and just be unable to believe that this was buck Rogers in real life for those who are too young to to know that Google buck Rogers, it will give you a perspective. One thing that I note about this entire process that you describe in the book American moonshot we were in a race with the Russians. And they took chances back. Then I don't think there's any way in the world would be taken today. No. That's another good point. You know? Incidentally, they used to say NASA in the nineteen sixties when they were looking for money congressional appropriations no books. No buck Rodgers. You know, it costs us twenty five billion dollars to go to the moon for Apollo program. And that would be about one hundred eighty five billion today. So it was very expensive. And that generation was still willing to take risk. You know, when nineteen sixty when Kennedy beat Nixon, it was only fifteen years after the end of World War Two in World War Two was all about high risk missions. In fact, John F Kennedy zone, brother. Joe Kennedy junior was killed flying of an airplane out of England aimed to dive bomb almost like a kamikaze worried parachute out at the last minute filled with dynamite and TNT aimed at takeout Nazi vengeance. Weapons. So kind of Kinney's own brother, risked his life on operation. Hafer died a very high risk mission. So it kind of it was in the would still a mood of the time in sixty and sixty one that that government agencies would take risk in do. High stakes adventures today were very risking verse in..
"shepard gus grissom" Discussed on WTMJ 620
"Astronauts are here after a long and perhaps unprecedented series of evaluations. John Glen, ellyn Shepard Gus Grissom, Deeks Layton, and the crew their story of this election training, of course, was the part of that book and movie to the right stuff. So can you believe that sixty years ago today they were unveiled to the world? You know, what we're talking about setting up shop on the moon again, and eventually trying to figure out how to get a get up to the Mars, which is much much longer and more expensive venture. I'm a guy that loves the space stuff. I mean, I I've watched all the all the stuff over and over over again, you know, all the the Apollo thirteen movies. You should see the Apollo eleven documentary, by the way. Yeah. What a start. I mean, it's pretty cool. We think about what we accomplished we as a country we as a species on this planet to be able to go to the moon. It's absent credible. But yet we haven't gone back since when the seventies early seventies. Make sixty. I mean, I don't know why really we have the the shuttle program which had some great success and also had some incredible failures, but doesn't going to space. This is kind of one of the big picture questions. Doesn't that excite the population? Get them ramped up about technology. So wouldn't it be cool? If there was a landing on Mars with humans on the world. It would stop like it did for the moon. Absolutely just as that unfolded. Again. There's a there's a time delay there, of course, because the vast amount of space between Mars and earth. But I think we would be so captive held to our TV sets and just watching this unfold. I think that's part of what brings us together as a planet. The fact that we haven't had these inspirational stories of space in space. I think it's part of the reason we've kind of for some people have moved away from science and technology, it kind of gotten entrenched in some really spent some time understand this last week on the show some dumb ideas about how things work and gotten away from science. Maybe that brings that back front and center where people can have more faith in it sends coming back though. Right. I think so. Yeah. I mean, it has to right. We have to be excited about this stuff. And look it's inspiring. When what Hollywood makes movies about this stuff? It can not only tell the store. In a different way. But can broaden what actually happens in the real story. These are good things for the country. I know it's expensive. But we spent a lot of money on a lot of things space travel is one of the things we should be investing in. I have no problem. And what did you say sixty years later how about that? Celebrate that ingenuity and that that incredible race in space, though,.
"shepard gus grissom" Discussed on WTMJ 620
"A disease an illness that had been almost Aratu kated you've got to be smarter than that twenty nine thousand nine in the United States of America, come on people. You minutes before the top of the. Our at nine o'clock, a little more news to give you in Washington right now. In the reports. Attorney general Bill Dr testifying before a house committee. They're gonna ask about the mother report and whatnot. We'll have details on this throughout the day today or and we will provide. Hey, so I wanted to throw this one inches. The there will be a recount in beaver dam wall dramatic race. I thought of you for specific reason Alterman mic Fisher received just a couple of more votes than the challenger. Betsy Rams Betsy rans. Do you want to guess what the vote totals were for each one hundred? I'm guessing one hundred fifty two hundred forty seven ninety two eighty seven. Oh, yeah. That's that's typical for some of those smaller races three votes. Three of Becsey's. Friends did not show up to vote on Tuesday. I told you the story before after elections, you can actually go and see who voted and lost an older Matic race once. And I went back, and I looked at the voter rolls. And there were people that I knew that didn't votes. That's always the tricky thing. Frankly. Right. Not to vote if they don't want to some people, you know, for whatever reason, they don't they don't vote, I won't every election. I always feel sorry for the people that are in this position. Whether the you're saying there is a recount now, they're having one tomorrow, typically recounts, don't work. So I mean, well three votes in this case makes sense to do it. Right. But that's helpful. That's not going to change the three votes. Yeah. Probably not going to change much. I wish I wish them luck sixty years ago today. Can you believe at NASA introduced the country's first ever astronauts mercury sevens? Nations project. Mercury astronauts are here after a long and perhaps unprecedented series of evaluations. John Glen, ellyn Shepard Gus Grissom, Deeks Layton,.
"shepard gus grissom" Discussed on WBZ NewsRadio 1030
"A long and perhaps unprecedented series of evaluations, which tone, our medical consultants and scientists out there superb at that ability. They're coming and they all quickly became household names. John Glenn, Alan Shepard Gus Grissom, dick Slayton, Wally Shera, Scott carpenter. And Gordon Cooper the story of their selection training was the basis for the book and movie the right stuff hit his one twenty-seven coming up in the news at one thirty attorney general William bar testifies before congress. This is Dan Rae. Seventy percent of us will need long term care in our lifetimes, and that can cost up to two hundred thousand dollars a year fill in Lorraine from the Commonwealth advisory group making easy to protect you and your family with the trust. But not all trusts are the same one you have complete access. They say take all of it out and pay it over to the nursing home. And then there's others that lock it up that you. Can never get to. So the good thing about trust. Is we have the benefit of both you retain control. No one can throw you out of your house. No one's gonna take anything. It's your house for the rest of your life. Your still boss let you have to start the process five years in advance to fully protect your estate and family from nursing home costs. I can't tell you. How many times people have come into us in somebody's in a nursing home? And it's extremely stressful time, so we're talking about crisis planning, and we can slow the spending down, but we can't protect everything. So set up a consultation and save what you have worked so hard for by starting the process early one eight hundred seventy five fourteen fifteen Commonwealth advisory group if the phantom gourmet.
"shepard gus grissom" Discussed on WTMJ 620
"WTMJ. Before the top of the hour at nine o'clock. A little more news to give in Washington right now. In the reports attorney general bills are testifying before a house committee. They're gonna ask about the mullahs report and whatnot will have details on this throughout the day. Today poured and we will provide. Hey, throw this one inches. Steve. There will be a recount in beaver dam all dramatic race. I thought of you for specific reason it's been mic Fisher received just a couple of more votes than the challenger Betsy Ramsden Betsy Rams deal. You wanna guess what the vote totals were for each one hundred? I'm guessing one hundred fifty two hundred forty seven ninety two eighty seven. That's that's some of those smaller races three votes. Three of Betsy friends did not show up to vote on Tuesday. I told you the star before after elections, you can actually go and see who voted and lost an older, man. Race once and I went back, and I looked at the voter rolls. And there are people that I knew that didn't votes. That's always the tricky thing. Frankly. Right. Not to vote if they don't want to some people for whatever reason, they don't they don't vote I vote in every election. I always feel sorry for the people that are in this position. Whether the re you're saying there is a recount having one tomorrow, typically recounts, don't work. So I mean three votes in this case, it makes sense to do it. Right. But that's. That's not going to change three votes. Yeah. Probably not going to change much. I wish I wish him look sixty years ago today. Can you believe at NASA introduced the country's first ever astronauts, mercury seven nations project? Mercury astronauts are here after a long and perhaps unprecedented series of evaluations. John Glen, ellyn Shepard Gus Grissom.