Apollo 14 mysterious light
3 February 1971, Crew sees strange flashes of light.
HOUSTON, 3 Feb. (DPA) - At the Houston flight control center, scholars try to find an explanation for short, bright flashes of light that the Apollo 14 crew has observed. Flight leader Milton Windler said that so far no one understands the phenomenon. It is considered possible that it is a cosmic radiation that is unknown. The flashes only last in fractions of seconds, but are so bright that the lunar travelers perceive them in their dark cabin even with their eyes closed. One of the crew members of the Apollo 12, was the first space traveler to discover the phenomenon.
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