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Great Big Story

Mrs. Comet and the Man on the Moon

13:42 | Jul 21st

5 recommendations
All his life, Eugene Shoemaker dreamed of stepping foot on the moon. A geologist and planetary scientist known for his work with craters, Gene worked tirelessly in the hopes of becoming an Apollo astr...Show More

Recommendations

jennx recommended:Aug 7th

This was such a touching story! About a love story of two legendary astronomers and the dream of landing on the moon. This may just be the real life version of the Disney Pixar movie, UP! 🎈 πŸ’• 🏑

I thought this episode was:

πŸŒ… A beautiful story
😒 Moving
πŸ’― A must listen

danny recommended:Aug 3rd

I thought this episode was:

😍 Cute

epekilis recommended:Aug 1st

Such a beautiful story of two remarkable people and their enduring love story. I’m standing in the kitchen sniffling.

I thought this episode was:

πŸŒ… A beautiful story

mm recommended:Jul 26th

This episode will make you shed a tear and never look at the moon in the same way again. About a man who was never able to make it to the moon, but became the man on the moon.

I thought this episode was:

😒 Moving
πŸ’― A must listen

olivier recommended:Jul 25th

Such a beautiful heartwarming story about two legendary astronomers, one who now rests on the moon.

I thought this episode was:

πŸŒ… A beautiful story
😒 Moving

mmJul 26th

@olivier I just listened to this after you recommended and I was actually choking back tears. Looking at the moon now will totally be a different experience from now on. Definitely adding this to my all-time faves list. Thanks for recommending it!