Chasing the Moon
Yet again, it was the Cold War that gave NASA’s mission new life. Amidst concerns that the Soviets might exploit the hiatus to overtake the Americans, NASA pushed forward. NASA conducted an unmanned test of a new Saturn V moon rocket, testing multiple systems and rocket stages at once in November of 1967 . Miraculously, all systems succeeded.
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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.