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HISTORY Highlights July 2019

Press release   •   Jul 08, 2019 07:36 CEST

Moon Landings: The Lost Tapes

Moon Landings: The Lost Tapes

Monday 29 July at 21:00

When Neil Armstrong’s boot touched lunar soil on 20 July 1969, it was our momentous first foray into the universe around us. But the real truth of how we got to the Moon, the inelegant, messy and often harrowing reality of regular people actually doing the thing that was thought to be impossible – the fits and starts and mistakes and

explosions – that story hasn’t been told. For the 50th anniversary of man’s most audacious technological achievement, Moon Landing: The Lost Tapes will mine previously unexplored primary source material: audio interviews with astronauts and engineers locked away in NASA’s vaults, camera reels featuring lunar footage thought to be lost for a generation, home movies that have gathered dust for decades. Containing sit-down interviews and never-before-seen footage to tell surprising stories you’ve never heard before, we’ll take viewers inside man’s voyage to the Moon. (1x60”).

A+E Networks® UK, a joint venture between Hearst and Sky, is a leading media network reaching 60 million homes across 100 countries. With our portfolio of popular, high-performing and creative brands - HISTORY®, Crime+Investigation®, Lifetime®, HISTORY2® and UK free to air BLAZE® - we have entertained and inspired audiences for over 20 years; telling the stories that need to be told.

Our award-winning factual and entertainment content includes global hit franchises like Forged in Fire and Born this Way, must see dramas Knightfall and Vikings as well as original local commissions including: Al Murray’s Why Does Everyone Hate the English and Murdertown with Katherine Kelly (UK), Married at First Sight (Africa) and The Hunt for Baltic Gold (Poland). We complement our programming with innovative talent-led exclusive digital content and top rated podcasts.


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