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Nine Days in July is a new podcast documentary series that explores each of the nine days of the Apollo 11 Mission, day by day, in nine 60-minute-long episodes. While telling the story of the mission to the moon as it occurs, we also spin back, and spin out, into stories about Armstrong, Aldrin, and Collins, NASA, the Space Race, and the history of the world-at-large during those 9 Days in July.

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Nine Days in July is a new podcast documentary series that explores each of the nine days of the Apollo 11 Mission, day by day, in nine 60-minute-long episodes. While telling the story of the mission to the moon as it occurs, we also spin back, and spin out, into stories about Armstrong, Aldrin, and Collins, NASA, the Space Race, and the history of the world-at-large during those 9 Days in July.

    July 24, 1969 / Red Planet or Bust!

    July 24, 1969 / Red Planet or Bust!

    Apollo 11 rides a fireball back through Earth’s atmosphere before splashing down in the Pacific Ocean. Why, after forever changing the course of human history, did we stop going to the Moon, and what, 50 years later, is NASA and the private sector planning for humanity’s next giant leap?
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    • 1 hr 1 min
    July 23, 1969 / The Dark Side of the Moon

    July 23, 1969 / The Dark Side of the Moon

    The crew of Apollo 11 are nearly home. As they spend their last full day in space, we jump into the future to see how Neil, Buzz, and Michael’s experience on the Moon irrevocably changes their lives. For one crew-member, in particular, walking on the Moon very nearly destroyed him.
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    • 57 min
    July 22, 1969 / The Eagle and The Bear

    July 22, 1969 / The Eagle and The Bear

    As Apollo 11 races back home, we give you a front row seat to an epic showdown between the United States and the Soviet Union, as they use the Space Race to wage the Cold War. One thing will become abundantly clear—America wouldn’t have beaten the Russians without a lot of help from the Nazis.
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    • 55 min
    July 21, 1969 / Lunatics

    July 21, 1969 / Lunatics

    The Lunar Module is crippled, and its ability to get off the Moon is in doubt. We also examine how the Moon has captured the human imagination from the beginning of time, first as a source of spiritual influence and veneration, and later as an object of profound scientific curiosity.
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    • 51 min
    July 20, 1969 / “The Eagle Has Landed!”

    July 20, 1969 / “The Eagle Has Landed!”

    Today is the day humans attempt to change history by stepping foot on another world. However, a series of cascading crises during the lunar descent very nearly force the crew of Apollo 11 to abort the mission and return home.
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    • 56 min
    July 19, 1969 / “Happy, Proud, and Thrilled”

    July 19, 1969 / “Happy, Proud, and Thrilled”

    As Apollo 11 undertakes a series of intricate maneuvers to get into orbit around the Moon, we look at how the Apollo astronauts and the flight controllers in Mission Control trained for the Moon, and the painful toll their jobs—and the withering media spotlight—took on their families.
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    • 48 min

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