Apollo 11 rides a fireball back through Earth’s atmosphere before splashing down in the Pacific Ocean. Why, after forever changing the course of human history, did we stop going to the Moon, and what, 50 years later, is NASA and the private sector planning for humanity’s next giant leap? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
The crew of Apollo 11 are nearly home. As they spend their last full day in space, we jump into the future to see how Neil, Buzz, and Michael’s experience on the Moon irrevocably changes their lives. For one crew-member, in particular, walking on the Moon very nearly destroyed him. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
As Apollo 11 races back home, we give you a front row seat to an epic showdown between the United States and the Soviet Union, as they use the Space Race to wage the Cold War. One thing will become abundantly clear—America wouldn’t have beaten the Russians without a lot of help from the Nazis. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
The Lunar Module is crippled, and its ability to get off the Moon is in doubt. We also examine how the Moon has captured the human imagination from the beginning of time, first as a source of spiritual influence and veneration, and later as an object of profound scientific curiosity. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
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Creator Details

Location
Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Episode Count
24
Podcast Count
2
Total Airtime
18 hours, 20 minutes