Moon Landings | Looking back to NASA's Apollo lunar missions
CHANNEL | BBC 1
FIRST BROADCAST | 07 July 1969
DURATION | 5 minutes 51 seconds
BBC Reporter Reginald Turnill (pictured above) reports from Houston, Texas on preparations for the Apollo 11 moon mission. There, he speaks to NASA astronaut Don Lind, who talks him through the equipment the astronauts will be using to collect and store rock and soil samples from the moon.
Reg Turnill was the BBC's aerospace correspondent for nearly 50 years. His book, 'The Moon Landings: An Eyewitness Account', was published in 2003, with a forward by Buzz Aldrin.
Man goes into space - next stop: the moon!
An astronomer states the case for putting telescopes on the moon.
Is there life on the moon?
Reg Turnill explores NASA's quarantine facilities.
What will the Apollo astronauts actually be doing on the moon?
Was the race to get man on the moon a waste of money?
A British scientist awaits samples of moon dust.
Remembering the moon landings and exploring the solar system.
An interview with former NASA chief Dr Thomas Paine.
Reg Turnill reports on Apollo 15's discovery of the 'Genesis Rock'.
A Christmas conversation about the moon.
How 13 women were blocked from joining NASA's space program.
Michael Portillo revisits the race to the moon.
Looking back to 20 July 1969.
Which will be the next nation to reach the moon?
Why should any nation need to go to the moon again?
Celebrating the 50th anniversary of 'The Sky at Night' with Eugene Cernan.
The artist astronaut of Apollo 12.
The Apollo 16 astronaut finds his way on the moon.
The scientist astronaut of Apollo 17.
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