slow bus to poland > blog > video essay: apollo shrugged

In 1969, with computers, communication systems, rockets, and climate control technologies, we put a man on the moon. Today, we can listen to the complete recording of the event on a record player. Today, we can combine our excess circuit boards and microchips to make art. "Magnificent desolation," observes Buzz Aldrin. "This is science fiction turned into fact," says Roy Neal. With audio samples from "Flight to the Moon: The Voyage of Apollo 11." For my father on his birthday.
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