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8 Days: To The Moon And Back

Airs Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 9 p.m. & Sunday, July 21 at 2:30 p.m. on KPBS TV

Michael Collins (Patrick Kennedy), Neil Armstrong (Rufus Wright) and Buzz Ald...

Credit: Courtesy of BBC Studios/ Photographer Gary Moyes/ Producer Craig Hunter

Above: Michael Collins (Patrick Kennedy), Neil Armstrong (Rufus Wright) and Buzz Aldrin (Jack Tarlton) in the Command Service Module.

Take a unique journey with the crew of Apollo 11 for their eight-day, three-hour, 18-minute and 35-second mission in “8 Days: To The Moon And Back.”

The film seamlessly blends authentic, rare mission audio featuring candid conversations between Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins with newly shot studio footage, NASA and news archive.

Stunning CGI recreation of the historic journey and landing to tell this amazing story in a riveting new way.

Photo credit: Courtesy of BBC Studios/ Photographer Gary Moyes/ Producer Craig Hunter

Apollo 11 approaching its destination for the first Moon landing. (Artists impression)

PBS Summer of Space 2019

PBS brings viewers the universe with SUMMER OF SPACE, a multiplatform experience that includes new science and history programs, all commemorating America’s journey into space.

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PBS SUMMER OF SPACE programs will stream following each broadcast and be available on all station-branded PBS platforms, including PBS.org and the PBS Video App, iOS, Android, Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and Chromecast.

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Co-produced by BBC Studios and PBS.

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