Bostick, Jerry 2017-12-20

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This interview features Jerry Bostick as he discusses the Apollo missions and his involvement with them. In this interview, Bostick describes NASA, then moves on to focus on Apollo 12 and 13. Bostick provides details into the missions, explaining how they were able to avoid disaster.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Albert Sacco

Additional Parties Recorded: n/a

Date: December 20, 2017

Location: Meadowlakes, Texas

Interviewer: David Marshall

Length: 01:07:34 (1 hour, 34 minutes)


Basic information; childhood; Working with the NASA leadership; The impact the Cold War had on NASA; Going to the moon; Politics in the space program; The Apollo 12 lightning strike; Process behind aborting a space flight; Apollo 13; The reentry angle of Apollo 13; Apollo 13 movie; The portrayal of himself in the movie

Access Information

Original Recording Format: born digital audio

Recording Format Notes: audio CD recording available for listening in our Reading Room

Transcript: found here:

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