50 Years: To The Moon and Back

In July 1969 man landed on the moon, an epic event watched live by millions of people across the world, Ireland included. This live television special from the Blackrock Castle Observatory in Cork, broadcast on the 50th anniversary of the landing, celebrates the epic journey of Apollo 11. Part history and nostalgia, part science and the potential of space – the programme featured contributions from astronauts, Irish scientists working in NASA and very special renditions of Rocketman and Space Oddity.

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