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13 Minutes to the Moon
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.
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4.8 stars from 4,819 ratings
Goosebump inducing
This has been nothing short of outstanding execution of a great idea. The BBC often gets some negative press but if this is what my licence fee goes some way to help create then I am more than happy to pay it.
cyclingaviator via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 07/16/19
Required Listening
If you are not listening to this series, you have missed a rich opportunity to immerse yourself in a world changing event. Incredible production! Thoughtful, interesting and expansive look into the 13 minutes leading up to the moon landing. You will come away from this with a new appreciation of...Read full review »
Luthrnteach via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 07/16/19
Very well researched and presented. A very personable, relatable presentation. I looked forward to every episode. Thank you DR FONG and BBC
PiERREDOES via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 07/16/19
Recent Episodes
History as it happened, uninterrupted: every word, every crackle, the tension and triumph. Hear how Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to reach the Moon. This is Nasa’s archive recording of Capcom Charlie Duke’s communications loop from 20 July 1969. #13MinutestotheMoon
Published 07/14/19
History as it happened, explained. Kevin Fong guides us through the descent to the Moon from start to finish, using Capcom Charlie Duke’s communications loop, from Nasa’s archive. And we hear memories and reflections on Apollo 11 from: Charlie Duke Poppy Northcutt John Aaron Jim Lovell...
Published 07/14/19
We are five and a half minutes to the moon. Tension goes “through the roof”. Neil Armstrong takes control and the fuel starts to run out. In Mission Control, flight controllers count down to 60 seconds of fuel remaining – and then 30 seconds… With Kevin Fong. Starring: Steve Bales Charlie...
Published 07/07/19
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