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25 Responses to “Lost soundtrack for Apollo 16 Lunar Buggy discovered”

  1. i was expecting dick dale.

  2. Uncle Geo says:

    This used to be the kind of thing everyone in the world watched at the same time. Now it’s just the latest tragedy that draws us all to the tube. We don’t strive as a nation anymore.

    Don’t know how I got this bummer feeling watching this cool video. Sorry, I’ll take a chill pill.

  3. TW says:

    Thought this was the soundtrack: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MK6TXMsvgQg

  4. Yep says:

    Toy! Like a kid with a new go-kart in a muddy back lot.

  5. Donald Petersen says:

    I can’t access the mp3 link here at work (Jack Warner must find that domain naughty for some reason), but I figure it must sound exactly like this.

  6. mtdna says:

    The Apollo landings were faked. Here’s proof: http://youtu.be/mouUUWpEec0

  7. noggin says:

    “http://www.sounddogs.com.nyud.net/sound-effects/25/mp3/267378_SOUNDDOGS__ti.mp3″ is a bad URL.


    http://www.sounddogs.com/sound-effects/25/mp3/267378_SOUNDDOGS__ti.mp3 seems to the the correct URL.

  8. ocker3 says:

    Noone’s joined the audio and video together and reuploaded the video (with links to both sources), or is there a reason this hasn’t happened?

  9. artao says:

    NO! just NO!!! Don’t believe it people. A bit funny perhaps, but not even REMOTELY true.
    A) there’s not enough atmosphere on the moon for such sounds to be transmitted.
    B) the lunar rovers were battery powered, so there would be NO engine sounds
    C) the regolith on the moon is fine dust. the audio file is clearly gravel and/or dirt

  10. Petzl says:

    It’s ensaddening to see all the “moon hoax” videos (with massive pageviews), when you click on the actual moon videos.

  11. Wait, do we start it during the third lion roar, or after?

  12. robcat2075 says:

    That was pretty good.  A little foley like that would have helped the live coverage.  I watched those as a child and watching guys poke at gray rocks for three days with nothing but ”  Houston… 5 to LDKS,  Now deploying FLANCOM…. ” as the audio required great devotion.

    that long shot of the camera on the moving rover was something you never saw live.  The camera required a staionary antenna to connect to earth.

  13. jaytkay says:

    I was going to be clever and mention Yakkety Sax. Drats!

  14. finno says:

    @artao – Houston your humor systems seem to have gone offline…

  15. robcat2075 says:

    Thanks to whoever did the image stabilization on those.  The frame makes it look like it would have been ghastly viewing without it.

  16. Eric Grumling says:

    Sounds like they left the brakes on…


  17. danegeld says:

    “In the vacuum of space, no one can hear you drive.”

  18. Was that Kubrick’s finger on the lens?