The Pink Floyd Story Considered as a NASA Space Flight Report by R J Dent

Precisely eight days and three minutes after their lunar launch on May 16, Pink Floyd (hereafter referred to as PF) crewmen Roger Waters, Nick Mason, Rick Wright and Syd Barrett landed PF at the recording studio in the Mohave Desert on the Eastern Seaboard, 399 miles east of American Samoa.

PF ventured closer to the moon than any craft has ever done, and the PF crew received the traditional hero’s welcome from those who waited in the pre-dawn hours aboard the SS Arnold Layne for its re-entry. Read more…

 

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R J Dent says: ‘I always wanted to write a Pink Floyd story, and I was inspired to write The Pink Floyd Story Considered as a NASA Space Flight Report after reading J.G. Ballard’s The Assassination of John Fitzgerald Kennedy Considered as a Downhill Motor Race and Princess Margaret’s Facelift, both from Ballard’s classic, The Atrocity Exhibition.’

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One Response to “The Pink Floyd Story Considered as a NASA Space Flight Report by R J Dent”

  1. Charlie Wilson Says:

    Cool story. Loved the idea of the Pink Floyd history as NASA report. Interstellar Overdrive. Pow R Toc H. Set the Controls for the Heart of the Sun. Astronomy Domine.

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