“Our fascination with what lies beyond Earth … never united us more than the great space races of the 1960s. The journey to get to the moon reminds us that the power to achieve what was previously thought impossible is never too far from grasp.” — Bill Kurtis
On July 20, 1969, America completed its 11-year journey that culminated with Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin’s first steps on the moon, fulfilling the bold promise first made by President Kennedy. On the 47th anniversary of Apollo 11, the DECADES TV network will air original and compelling programming to commemorate this historic event.
The full-day celebration will be highlighted by a special edition of Through the Decades, the network’s original daily program. Hosted by award-winning journalist Bill Kurtis, this 90-minute special ‘Go: The Great Race’ features original interviews with Astronauts Buzz Aldrin and Jim Lovell, as well as Mercury space program engineers and journalist George Leopold. They recount the 11 years of creativity and commitment through success and tragedy that led to the 1969 moon landing.
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