40: One Giant Leap

Fifty years ago, a human in a big puffy suit stepped off the bottom rung of a ladder and onto the surface of another world for the first time. Chris and Emily ponder the meaning of that moment for our species, for science, and for the future of space exploration.

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Things we talk about in this episode:

Apollo 11 anniversary

The Dish (96% on Rotten Tomatoes)

Science during the Apollo 11 mission

ROI for the Moon missions

Future Moon missions

Mars missions