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  1. 13 Minutes To The Moon Ep.10 ‘For all mankind’

    History as it happened, explained. Kevin Fong guides us through the descent to the Moon from start to finish, using Capcom Charlie Duke’s communications loop, from Nasa’s archive.

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p07grjp4

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  2. 13 Minutes To The Moon Ep.09 Tranquility Base

    We are five and a half minutes to the moon. Tension goes “through the roof”. Neil Armstrong takes control and the fuel starts to run out. In Mission Control, flight controllers count down to 60 seconds of fuel remaining – and then 30 seconds… With Kevin Fong.

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/w3csz4ds

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  3. Poppy Northcutt, First Woman in Mission Control! - Offworld Episode 24

    We’re thrilled this week to be joined by Frances ‘Poppy’ Northcutt, who was a NASA Return-to-Earth Specialist during the Apollo missions and the first woman to work inside Mission Control! We talk about her experience as an engineer during Apollo, how the public remembers that era, and how media covered the moon landing.

    Thanks so much to Poppy Northcutt for joining us this week! You can watch APOLLO: Missions to the Moon on National Geographic on July 7th!

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    Original video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gr4YjCiabOc
    Downloaded by http://huffduff-video.snarfed.org/ on Mon, 08 Jul 2019 20:52:36 GMT Available for 30 days after download

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  4. 13 Minutes To The Moon Ep.08 ‘We’re go for powered descent’

    The 13 minutes begin. Eagle is going too fast. There are communications problems. We have met the people and heard about the Apollo 11 technology, now the descent is underway. This is the full story and it is a leap into the unknown. With Kevin Fong.

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p07fgvq2

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  5. 13 Minutes To The Moon Ep.07 Michael Collins: Third man

    Without the astronaut who didn’t step on the moon, Apollo 11 wouldn’t have succeeded. As Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin made their historic landing, Michael Collins was in lunar orbit, playing a crucial role on the mothership. This is his story, with Kevin Fong.

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/w3csz4dq

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  6. 13 Minutes To The Moon Ep.06 Saving 1968

    War, riots, assassinations: “the year that shattered America”. And then Nasa took the biggest risk in its history. There was the Vietnam War and the murders of Martin Luther King and Robert F Kennedy but with Apollo 8, astronauts went further from Earth than anyone had gone before and changed the way we look at our home forever.

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/w3csz4dp

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  7. 13 Minutes To The Moon Ep.05 The fourth astronaut

    The computer that got us to the moon. The size of a briefcase, there had never been anything like it. Apollo 11 was “the first time software ran on the moon”.

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/w3csz4dn

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  8. 13 Minutes To The Moon Ep.04 Fire to the Phoenix

    "You heard ‘fire’. Then you heard a scream." The Apollo 1 tragedy and what happened 21 months later – Apollo’s first successful manned mission into Earth’s orbit.

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/w3csz4dm

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  9. 13 Minutes To The Moon Ep.03 Long Island Eagle

    Ugly, angry, with four legs and wrapped in gold: a spacecraft like nothing on Earth.

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/w3csz4dl

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  10. 13 Minutes To The Moon Ep.02 Kids in control

    The unsung heroes who saved the day. ‘Here’s some 26-year-old kid, who could stop the lunar mission.’

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/w3csz4dk

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