50 years ago Apollo 11 touched down on the surface of the moon. That “giant leap for mankind” inspired the creation of the International Space Station, space telescopes, and robots that would travel to all the planets in our solar system. Come relive the glory days of 1969 as Dr. Valerie Rapson, chief astronomer for the Dudley Observatory, discusses the Apollo 11 mission and how inspirational the entire Space Race was to the next generation of scientists. Featuring an exclusive clip from the upcoming PBS mini-series, Chasing the Moon, airing in July.
For ages 12 and up.