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Translunar Injection

Episode 2 of 5

Adapted by Anita Sullivan. Part two of Apollo 11's five day journey to the moon. A verbatim drama, performed by actors using the original NASA transcripts from the mission.

Adapted by Anita Sullivan

Part two of Apollo 11's five day journey to the moon. A verbatim drama, performed by actors, using the original NASA transcripts from the mission.

In this second episode - Translunar Injection - the crew initiate the burn that will power them out of Earth orbit, on a course with the moon.

It's fifty years since Apollo 11 put human beings on another world. Over the anniversary week, Radio 4 tells the story of the five day journey to the moon, using the astronauts’ own words, which are taken entirely from the transcripts. We travel with Armstrong, Aldrin and Collins on their epic journey, experiencing everything as they did.

A unique perspective on the most historic journey in the history of humanity.

Thanks to Professor Chris Welch, International Space University.

Neil Armstrong.... Nathan Nolan
Buzz Aldrin.... Ronan Summers
Michael Collins.... Edward Hogg
Narrator.... Maggie Aderin-Pocock

Directed by James Robinson
A BBC Cymru Wales Production

14 minutes

Last on

Tue 16 Jul 2019 19:45

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