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Duration: 1 hour

James May commemorates the 40th anniversary of the Apollo moon landings. He meets three of the men who walked on the moon, before experiencing the thrill of weightlessness, and the bone-crushing G forces of a Saturn V rocket launch. Finally, he puts on a space suit and flies to the edge of space in a U2 spy plane, where he looks down at the curvature of the earth and upwards into the black infinity of space.

Last on

Sun 7 Jul 2013 23:55 BBC Two except Scotland

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    James May gets suited and booted in a replica of the original spacesuits worn by the crew of Apollo 11.

Credits

Presenter
James May
Director
Paul King
Producer
Paul King
Executive Producer
Aidan Laverty
Executive Producer
Phil Dolling

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