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13 Minutes to the Moon

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How the first moon landing was saved. The full story of the people who made Apollo 11 happen and prevented it from going badly wrong. Theme music by Hans Zimmer.


44:58 | May 12th, 2019

With no idea how to get there, the race to the moon begins – 'we intend to win'. To understand how the story ends, we need to start at the very beginning. With Kevin Fong. Starring: Michael Collins St...Show More
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39:47 | Apr 16th

Special episode with Nasa legend, flight controller John Aaron. This extended interview ranges from John first learning about the explosion, to his doubts and fears during Apollo 13¹s descent through...Show More

41:13 | Apr 14th

Special episode with Apollo 13 Commander Jim Lovell. An extended interview. The true space pioneer talks to Kevin Fong about everything from the shocking moment of the explosion to the enormous relief...Show More
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