Not bad for an old man… (Apollo 14)

Continuing the Apollo 14 coverage – I was inspired to create a short radio piece on the mission which was broadcast on our ‘Science @ 1’ show earlier today.

Check it out:

[Update 03/05/11]

This segment was included on Short Science_89

“It looks like you’re about on the bottom step… and on the surface.”

“Not bad for an old man.”

– Mission Control referring to Alan Shepard as he first stepped out onto the moon’s surface. At the age of 47, Shepard was the oldest man to ever walk on the moon.