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MoonPop: "2001: A Space Odyssey"-The Trip to the Moon May 4, 2008

Posted by Nick Azer in MoonPop, Youtube.

For your Youtube viewing pleasure today is this week’s moon colonization in pop culture highlight: the sequence from Stanley Kubrick‘s legendary 1968 film “2001: A Space Odyssey” involving a trip from Earth to the Moon, with one of the most unique choices in film history as far as sound design, and the level this design is taken to:

An interesting thing I noticed upon watching this again is the lander the astronauts use, which has strong similarity to a current NASA design and previous Picture of the Week feature here at Luna C/I. Which came first, the chicken or the egg? :)


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