Moon Landings | Looking back to NASA's Apollo lunar missions
CHANNEL | Radio 5 Live
FIRST BROADCAST | 25 December 1995
DURATION | 26 minutes 41 seconds
Gareth Jones, Patrick Moore and Heather Couper enjoy a light-hearted chat about all matters lunar, from eclipses and the Apollo missions to the concept of 'lunatics' and the best time in the lunar cycle to plant your carrots. Jones also speaks to Jim Lovell, who recalls spending Christmas 1968 on board Apollo 8.
Perhaps better known as 'Gaz Top', Gareth Jones (pictured above) was a familiar face on children's TV during the 1980s, notably as a presenter on ITV's Saturday morning magazine show 'Get Fresh'.
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A British scientist awaits samples of moon dust.
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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.
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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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