1969 Moon Landing Heads Up ABC Documentary Series About That Memorable Year in the US

Space.com | 4/23/2019 | Elizabeth Howell
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A new documentary series about the tumultuous year 1969 shows how the first human moon landing fit into a year also known for murder and music.

You can catch the premiere on Tuesday (April 23) at 10 p.m. EDT on the ABC television network; check your local listings if you live in a different time zone. The series is also available via streaming and on demand, according to a statement from ABC.

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The series premiere, "Moon Shot," shows how the July 1969 moon voyage by Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins got the world's attention, although it was also controversial among civil rights leaders because of the billions spent on sending three people to the moon and back again.

"Featured in the episode are interviews with Margaret Hamilton, a pioneering female software engineer whose coding made the moon landing possible; 'Hidden Figures' Katherine Johnson and Christine Darden, [who were among...
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