How the first moon landing was saved. The full story of the people who made Apollo 11 happen and prevented it from going badly wrong. Theme music by Hans Zimmer.
Episodes with Smash Notes
Emily’s grandad worked on the bomb that fell on Hiroshima. Could it have been stopped?
"I still have nightmares about this." Can the crew survive the dangers of re-entry?
Special episode with Nasa legend, flight controller John Aaron. An extended interview
Special episode with Apollo 13 Commander Jim Lovell. An extended interview
The crew are off course, 200,000 miles from home. And without a guidance computer
Producer Andrew Luck-Baker explains why the season finale will be delayed
“We were being poisoned by our own exhalation.” Carbon dioxide threatens to kill the crew
Power must be brutally rationed after the crew flies around the Moon
The astronauts are fighting for their lives – and have to escape to their lunar lander
“We were in deep, deep trouble.” Mission Control like you’ve never heard it before
“Houston, we’ve had a problem.” To ignite catastrophe takes the flick of a single switch
Jump on-board a doomed mission to the Moon. Apollo 13: the extraordinary story