Radio

Sundays 8pm to 11pm on Radio 2

New Episodes at CBC Music

New Episodes at CBC Music

Need more Strombo Show? Head over to our page on CBC Music for new episodes, playlists and video extras.

CBC Music Past Shows

 

 

Random
Official Apollo 13 Transcripts Released
January 5, 2011
submit to reddit

Forty years after NASA's Apollo 13 moon mission, the official transcripts have been released. Not only did the astronaut actually say, "Houston, we HAD a problem," but the rest of their conversations are a little, well... dumb.

Seriously, listen to some of these 'brilliant' gems:

"It took Fred 1 hour to shave."

"Fred's not in the food locker is he?"

"It's kind of difficult here... Getting into a hammock in zero g. I'm not sure if I keep floating away from it or if it keeps moving away from me."

"Maybe we could borrow some... We're having lunch right now, and I just made myself a hot dog sandwich with catsup."

Seriously, might as well have been Homer Simpson up there...

Comments

To encourage thoughtful and respectful conversations, first and last names will appear with each submission to CBC/Radio-Canada's online communities (except in children and youth-oriented communities). Pseudonyms will no longer be permitted.

By submitting a comment, you accept that CBC has the right to reproduce and publish that comment in whole or in part, in any manner CBC chooses. Please note that CBC does not endorse the opinions expressed in comments. Comments on this story are moderated according to our Submission Guidelines. Comments are welcome while open. We reserve the right to close comments at any time.

Submission Policy

Note: The CBC does not necessarily endorse any of the views posted. By submitting your comments, you acknowledge that CBC has the right to reproduce, broadcast and publicize those comments or any part thereof in any manner whatsoever. Please note that comments are moderated and published according to our submission guidelines.