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The Sky at Night

Return to the Moon?

Nearly 50 years ago, Neil Armstrong stepped onto the moon and it seemed like the dawn of a new age. Soon we'd be flying to the moon as effortlessly as we fly to America, and a moon base would be filled with men and women building a better future out in space. But then the moon fell out of fashion. We soon realized it was brutally inhospitable and getting there was eye-wateringly expensive.

Documentary / Educational / Science
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Cast and crew
  • Christopher LintottHost
  • Maggie Aderin-PocockHost
  • Brian CoxHost
  • Dr. Chris NorthHost
  • Pete LawrenceHost
  • Dr. Paul AbelHost