The Sky at Night: The Moon


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First transmitted in 1960, Patrick Moore reviews the historic Soviet mission to launch a manned rocket into space and discusses with Gilbert Fielder, Director of the Lunar Section of the British Astronomical Association, the atmospheric conditions to be faced on the moon and the problems that could be solved by a successful landing of instruments there.


Channel: BBC (Archive)

First Air Date: 27 Sep 1960

Duration: 15 mins


Collection: The Space Race (8 programmes)

Programmes charting America and Russia's attempts to reach for the moon and beyond.



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