Be sure not to miss A Christmas Story Live!, as well as a double episode of SMILF
Efforts over the course of eight years to create equipment to allow a human lunar landing are chronicled.
Season 1, Episode 6
July 10, 2008
Examining how NASA engineers built the Lunar Rover in under 18 months.
Season 1, Episode 5
July 9, 2008
Examining the construction of early space suits, which needed to be flexible yet provide protection from huge fluctuations in temperatures and pressures.
Season 1, Episode 4
July 8, 2008
Examining the lunar modules of the early 1960s. Included: demands of weight restrictions and various setbacks; the dedication of the project's scientists and engineers.
Season 1, Episode 3
July 7, 2008
Examining the challenge of navigating a round trip to the moon during the 1960s, and how an elite group of scientists created a spacecraft that could accomplish such a goal.
Season 1, Episode 2
July 6, 2008
Examining the Apollo Command Module, a fully pressurized living chamber for a two-week trip to the moon and back.
Season 1, Episode 1
The opener of a series chronicling efforts to create equipment to allow a human lunar landing examines the Saturn V, a 363-foot-tall multistage rocket with more than one million working parts delivering 7.5 million pounds of thrust.
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