Episodes

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The cultural impact of the moon landings is assessed 25 years after the event in this special documentary, combining recollections of space travellers and experts with the thoughts of musicians, poets and punters. Although

Neil Armstrong became the first man to walk on the moon on 20 July 1969, the programme takes up the story of space travel in the 50s, with the US Mercury project. There are new interviews with astronauts

Alan Shepard (the first

American in space), John Glenn (now a US Senator), and Apollo Xl's Armstrong, Aldrin and Collins, and Helen Sharman , the first

British astronaut.

Genome: [r1 Bd=19940717]

Unknown: Neil Armstrong

Unknown: Alan Shepard

Unknown: John Glenn

Unknown: Helen Sharman