Full moon feature: Apollo 11 science, Soviet moon missions, and moon trees

Thursday, 18 July 2019 - 8:30am to 9:00am
Buzz Aldrin with some of Apollo 11's scientific equipment. In the foreground is the Passive Seismic Experiment Package, and behind it is the Laser Ranging Retro-Reflector (Photo taken by Neil Armstrong, NASA)

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Moon Landing, we go full moon: Chris looks at the science of getting to the Moon and what we learnt from it; Stu takes us back to the Space Race with the competing Soviet missions; and Jacinta introduces us to the amazing Moon Trees from Apollo 14, which are still alive today.

Lost in Science team
Thursday 8:30am to 9:00am
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Chris Lassig, Stuart Burns and Claire Farrugia.