The final part of our audio countdown. Lift off is on 13 May 2019
Ep.01 ‘We choose to go’
With no idea how to get there, the race to the moon begins – "we intend to win"
Ep.02 Kids in control
Unsung heroes who saved the day. The "26-year-old kid who could stop the lunar mission"
Ep.03 Long Island Eagle
Ugly, angry, with four legs and wrapped in gold: a spacecraft like nothing on Earth
Ep.04 Fire to the Phoenix
"You heard ‘fire’. Then you heard a scream." The Apollo 1 tragedy and what happened next
Ep.05 The fourth astronaut
The computer that got us to the moon. There had never been anything like it
Ep.06 Saving 1968
War, riots, assassinations: “the year that shattered America”. But it ended with Apollo 8
Women in STEM
Adam Walton asks why women are still outnumbered by men in science?
Deepfake or art: who decides?
Rory Cellan-Jones on the latest stories in the tech world
Are there new ways to beat depression?
We investigate how science is uncovering new ways to help beat long-term depression
Talking to Machines
Chatbots, robot therapists, robots that learn and an electronic robotic toy.
Stenocara beetle and water collector
It performs headstands in a desert; now this beetle is teaching us how to collect water