Marking 50 years since the first moon landing, To the moon and beyond is a five-part podcast series from The Conversation. Through interviews with academic experts around the world – from space scientists to historians, lawyers, futurists and a former astronaut – science journalist Miriam Frankel and space scientist Martin Archer explore the past 50 years of space exploration and what the 50 years ahead have in store.
To the moon and beyond 5: What space exploration will look like in 2069
The fifth episode of the To the moon and beyond podcast series explores where we will be travelling in 2069.
To the moon and beyond 4: What's the point of going back to the moon?
In the fourth episode of our podcast series, we look at the practical, legal and ethical questions about going to set up base on the moon – and mining its resources.
To the moon and beyond 3: The new space race and what winning it looks like
Episode 3 of the To the moon and beyond podcast takes a look at who some of the key players are in the 21st century space race and what they are competing for.
To the moon and beyond 2: how humanity reacted to the moon landing and why it led to conspiracy theories
In episode 2 of The Conversation's new podcast series, we look at how people reacted to the moon landing – and why some still believe it was a hoax.
To the moon and beyond 1: What we learned from landing on the moon and why we stopped going
The first episode of a brand new podcast series to mark the 50th anniversary of the moon landings looks back at what going to the moon taught us and why we stopped sending people there.
To the moon and beyond podcast series – Trailer
A new podcast series from The Conversation exploring the last 50 years of space exploration and the 50 years to come.