Great Big Story

Mrs. Comet and the Man on the Moon

13:42 | Jul 21st, 2020

8 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

iso_squared recommended:Nov 3rd, 2020

I thought this episode was:

😢 Moving
💔 Heart-breaking

gitawidyasari recommended:Aug 11th, 2020

🥺

phocks recommended:Aug 9th, 2020

Touching story. I wanna be buried on the moon!

I thought this episode was:

💔 Heart-breaking
💛 Honest

jennx recommended:Aug 7th, 2020

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! 🎈 💕 🏡

I thought this episode was:

🌅 A beautiful story
😢 Moving
💯 A must listen

danny recommended:Aug 3rd, 2020

I thought this episode was:

😍 Cute

epekilis recommended:Aug 1st, 2020

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:

🌅 A beautiful story

mm recommended:Jul 26th, 2020

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
💯 A must listen

olivier recommended:Jul 25th, 2020

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

I thought this episode was:

🌅 A beautiful story
😢 Moving

mmJul 26th, 2020

@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!