The 1969 Apollo 11 moon landing was indeed a giant leap for all of humankind, and this documentary chronicles the effect the historic event had on the British public through BBC archival footage and expert commentary from science historian James Burke.
Uneart hing rare archival foot age, this documentary compiles BBC coverage of the first moon landing. Presented by astronomer Sir Patrick Moore, it follows the historic mission from launch, through dramatic moonwalk, to splashdown. Interspersed with live reports, BBC science reporter James Burke (Connections) provides aninsiderss guide to spaceflight: demonstrating the zero-gravity experience, sliding down an escape chute, and explaining how astronauts pee in space suits. Allowing viewers to witness history as it happened, Apollo 11 is a special treat for space enthusiasts and anyone wanting to revisit the thrill of that momentous day.
British Television |
Space Exploration |