SOME ITEMS BROADCAST DURING 1994

DOCUMENTARY FEATURES
compiled by Andrew Rennie

BROADCAST
DATE
SUBJECTDESCRIPTION
January 5Apollo 8 The flight of Apollo 8 around the Moon. The mission and its significance. Relationship between Apollo 8 and movie "2001: A Space Odyssey"
FebruarySirius The Dog StarAn exploration in music and word of the history of mankind's knowledge of the star Sirius and its companion, Sirius B. Produced to mark the 150th anniversary of the discovery of Sirius B.
March 23Media Review - "The Science Show"A review of Radio National's "The Science Show", which featured interview with David Allen.
July 13Eugene ShoemakerA profile of astronomer and geologist Eugene Shoemaker, including his aspiration to walk on the Moon.
July 13Apollo 11 - Part 1Documentary to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Apollo 11 landing on the Moon.
July 20Apollo 11 - Part 2Continuation of documentary to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Apollo 11 landing on the Moon.
July 27Apollo 11 - Part 3Continuation of documentary to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Apollo 11 landing on the Moon.
August 3Apollo 11 - Part 4Continuation of documentary to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Apollo 11 landing on the Moon.
August 10Apollo 11 - Part 5Continuation of documentary to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Apollo 11 landing on the Moon.
August 24The Last Picture Show - Voyager 2 at Neptune - Part 1Documentary to commerate the 5th anniversary of the flyby of Neptune and Triton by Voyager 2. Features Ed Stone, Brad Smith, Richard Terrile and others.
August 31Launch of Optus B3Replay of live commentary from Central China Television of the launch of Optus B3 communications satellite.
NOTE: The original broadcast was not recorded. The following, much of which was not broadcast, have been extracted from the original master recording we made at Optus' Melbourne ground station.
Listen or download commentator's rehearsal in English (4 min 35 s - 4.3 MB)
Listen or download commentator's rehearsal in Chineese (9 min 18 s - 8.7 MB)
Listen or download launch commentary (14 min 18 s - 13.4 MB)
Listen or download post-launch contract signing (1 min 16 s - 1.1 MB)
Listen or download post-launch speeches in English (9 min 20 s - 8.7 MB)
Listen or download post-launch speeches in English and Chinese (16 min 18 s - 15.2 MB)
September 7The Last Picture Show - Voyager 2 at Neptune - Part 2Documentary to commerate the 5th anniversary of the flyby of Neptune and Triton by Voyager 2. Features Carl Sagan, Ed Stone and others.
September 14UlyssesESA documentary on the Ulysses space probe.
November 9The Blue DotAstronomer Carl Sagan describes the Voyager mission and the taking of the final mosaic image of the Solar System, including the Earth as a blue dot.
November 16Alan Bean and his Paintings - Part 1A description of the artwork of former Apollo and Skylab astronaut Alan Bean. Included comments by Bean.
November 24Alan Bean and his Paintings - Part 2A description of the artwork of former Apollo and Skylab astronaut Alan Bean. Included comments by Bean.