By Jay Barbree
Some fifty years in the past, whereas a cub reporter, Jay Barbree stuck area fever the evening that Sputnik omitted Georgia. He moved to the then-sleepy village of Cocoa seashore, Florida, correct outdoor Cape Canaveral, and commenced reporting on rockets that fizzled as frequently as they soared. In "Live from Cape Canaveral," Barbree—the basically reporter who has lined each undertaking flown through astronauts—offers his certain standpoint at the area application. He stocks affectionate graphics of astronauts in addition to a few of his fellow newshounds and tells a few very humorous behind-the-scenes stories—many related to astronaut pranks. Barbree additionally exhibits how a lot the gap application and its press insurance have replaced through the years. hot and perceptive, he reminds us simply how exciting the good moments of the distance race have been and why the United States fell in love with its heroic, occasionally larger-than-life astronauts.