Jack King (NASA)
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John William "Jack" King (12 February 1931 – 11 June 2015) was a Chief of Public Information and Public Affairs Officer for NASA, famous for his work as Kennedy Space Center Chief of Public Information during projects Mercury, Gemini and Apollo. As part of this role, he provided public announcements and commentary for several of the mission launches, most notably for his announcement of the Apollo 11 launch, which earned him the nickname "Voice of Apollo".
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- 12, 11, 10, 9 — ignition sequence start — 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, 0. All engine running. Liftoff! We have a liftoff — 32 minutes past the hour — liftoff on Apollo 11. Tower cleared.
- Launch announcement of Apollo 11 (16 July 1969)
- Jack King, Public Affairs, NASA. Kennedy Biographies. NASA Kennedy Space Center (May 22, 2013). Retrieved on June 27, 2013.
- Moore, Patrick (June 20, 2002). Mr. Jack King Oral History. Kennedy Space Center History Project. NASA. Archived from the original on March 26, 2012. Retrieved on July 8, 2011.
- "Jack King, NASA's 'Voice of Apollo,' dies at 84" in florida today (11 June 2015)
- King's Apollo 11 liftoff commentary (audio)
- King's Apollo 11 liftoff commentary on YouTube