Chasing the Moon
This episode covers 1969-1970, takes Americans to the moon and back. Dreams of space and dreams of democracy here on earth dramatically intersect in this episode, raising questions of national priorities and national identity. This episode also considers what happens to scientific and engineering programs after ambitious national goals have been achieved.
頻道：TVB 明珠台 CH084
Chasing the Moon is about the space race, from its earliest beginnings to the monumental achievement of the first lunar landing in 1969, to celebrate the 50th anniversary year of the Apollo 11 moon landing. This series recasts the Space Age as a fascinating stew of scientific innovation, political calculation, media spectacle, visionary impulses and personal drama, utilizing a feast of previously overlooked and lost archival material.