Chasing the Moon Episode 2 On-Demand

Chasing the Moon Episode 2 On-Demand

Watch American Experience: Chasing the Moon! Episode 2 On-Demand

“Chasing the Moon,” a film by Robert Stone, reimagines the race to the moon for a new generation, upending much of the conventional mythology surrounding the effort. In Episode 2: The Apollo program began with earned optimism, but tragedy during the first mission changed everything. Three men lost their lives, and many more lost their hope in the space program.

Watch Episode 2:

The Series: AMERICAN EXPERIENCE six-hour film “Chasing the Moon,” includes new science and history programs. The series is timed to the 50th anniversary celebrations of the Apollo 11 moon landing this July. Chasing the Moon,” written, produced and directed by Academy Award nominee Robert Stone,tells the story of the space race, from its earliest beginnings to the monumental achievement of the first lunar landing in 1969.

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The 50th Stratsenburgh Planetarium