Jack King, launch commentator for Apollo 11, dies at 84

Jack King died Thursday at age 84Jack King, a NASA official who counted down the historic launch of Apollo 11 on July 16, 1969, died Thursday at age 84. King also did the countdown for the two-man Gemini missions and many other Apollo missions.๏ปฟ

Photo: This Nov. 14, 1969 photo shows Jack King in the Firing Room of the Kennedy Space Centerโ€™s Launch Control Center in Cape Canaveral during the countdown for Apollo 12. (NASA via AP)Photo: This Nov. 14, 1969 photo shows Jack King in the Firing Room of the Kennedy Space Centerโ€™s Launch Control Center in Cape Canaveral during the countdown for Apollo 12. (NASA via AP)