For the past few days I’ve been listening to the most recent episodes of the Brady Heywood Podcast about the Apollo 13 mission:
- Episode 20 – Apollo 13 Teaser (14min)
- Episode 21 – Apollo 13 I: Head for the Hills (50min)
- Episode 22 – Apollo 13 II: The Lifeboat (48min)
- Episode 23 – Apollo 13 III: The Tiger Team (64min)
- Episode 24 – Apollo 13 IV: Star Sailors (54min)
- Episode 25 – Apollo 13 V: Steely-Eyed Missile Men (64min)
These five episodes apparently were almost a year in the making, but they are excellent. Of course I knew the story of Apollo 13 beforehand, and I’ve read books about it and watched the movie (starring Tom Hanks as Jim Lovell) several times, but this recount was very gripping and and had the right balance between the technical aspects and the human side for my taste. Highly recommended!
I think I found them recommended on Ask MetaFilter a little while ago, but cannot seem to find the link any more, sorry.