Moon Landings | Looking back to NASA's Apollo lunar missions

The Sky at Night Special | 1969, Year of Space

Remembering the moon landings and exploring the solar system.

CHANNEL | BBC 1

FIRST BROADCAST | 24 December 1969

DURATION | 26 minutes 48 seconds

FIRSTBROADCAST

1969

Synopsis

Patrick Moore looks back at the year in which mankind (and its artificial satellites) first landed on alien soil. As well as reporting on the famous Apollo 11 and Apollo 12 moon landings, Moore also brings disappointing news about the prospects of life on Mars and Venus.

Did you know?

The music playing over the footage of Mars is from 'The Delian Mode' by Delia Derbyshire of the Radiophonics Workshop.

Contributors

Presenter
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Eric Ilett
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Yevgeny Khrunov
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Robert Leighton
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William Pickering
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Vladimir Shatlov
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Boris Volynov
Contributor
Alexei Yeliseyev
Contributor
Michael Brooke
Director

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