This Episode: Terra Fossil Table Talk. (more...)
Astronauts Say Chevron Soil Compactors Were Used in The Fake Moon Bays. The Astronauts have a hard time going up the steep slope back to the rover, Astronaut Jim says to Astronaut Dave, that he wished Dave had "packed the slope a little better" to make it easier to climb. Astronaut Dave says for the next Faked Moon Mission, he will make sure the slopes are packed better. Astronaut Dave was one of those who oversaw the Fake Moon Bay Studio construction. Astronaut Jim says "Chevrons do a good job of compacting this soil". Chevron Heavy Roller Soil Compactors were used in the High and Low Roof Bay Fake Moon-Set Studios, to lay down all the Fake Moon Soil. This video as you hear it, is located for download at NASA site: http://history.nasa.gov/alsj/a15/video15.html Apollo 15 Video Library Working below the Rover in the Station 6 crater. Journal Text: 144:37:36 RealVideo Clip: (2 minutes 58 seconds) NASA did redacted editing & cleaning up of the text, to cover what they really said in the written records of the Astronauts conversations. ALL NASA FOOTAGE USED IN THIS FILM IS PUBLIC DOMAIN. THE USE OF ANY COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL IS USED UNDER THE GUIDELINES OF "FAIR USE" IN TITLE 17 § 107 OF THE UNITED STATES CODE. SUCH MATERIAL REMAINS THE COPYRIGHT OF THE ORIGINAL HOLDER AND IS USED HERE FOR THE PURPOSES OF EDUCATION, COMPARISON, AND CRITICISM ONLY. NO INFRINGEMENT OF COPYRIGHT IS INTENDED.