13 Minutes to the Moon

13 Minutes to the Moon

BBC World Service

Epic space stories. Season 1: the first Moon landing, Apollo 11. Season 2: the near disaster of Apollo 13. Coming soon: Season 3, the space shuttle. Theme music: Hans Zimmer and Christian Lundberg for Bleeding Fingers Music.

Categories: Technology

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Why everyone wants to get back to the moon - a special episode with Kevin Fong. The United States has just returned to the moon for the first time in 50 years. But they are not the only country in the world with their sights set on space exploration. Why are countries like India, China, Japan and Saudi Arabia trying to complete their own lunar landings? Katya Adler speaks with Kevin Fong and Jonathan Amos, the BBC’s science correspondent. To hear more episodes, search for The Global Story, wherever you get your BBC podcasts.

Previous episodes

  • 32 - Bonus: The Global Story 
    Thu, 29 Feb 2024
  • 31 - Update: Live show and season 3! 
    Wed, 17 May 2023
  • 29 - S2 Ep.07 Resurrection 
    Sun, 07 Jun 2020
  • 28 - S2 Bonus 02: John Aaron 
    Thu, 16 Apr 2020
  • 27 - S2 Bonus 01: Jim Lovell 
    Tue, 14 Apr 2020
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