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Bonus Episode: 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing

In this episode we discuss the early years of the American Space Program and the Apollo 11 moon landing.

Mercury launch vehicle

Buzz Aldrin salutes the American flag.

Neil Armstrong on the moon.

Columbia as seen from the Lunar Module.

Apollo 11 crew.

Saturn V launching Apollo 11 into space.

Ed White conducting the first American space walk.

Cross-section of a Gemini spacecraft.

Ham and technicians preparing for launch.

Mercury Launch Complex

About the author, Shawn

I'm a historian, teacher, and university lecturer with a focus on militarization and empire in American history.

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