General / Off-Topic We could have lost the Apollo 11 crew

There is old news and then there is old news...
Then there is this photo-article about the coverage around the world at the time:

 
Then there is this photo-article about the coverage around the world at the time:

And beautiful photos.
 
I think the correct answer to this is “Space is big. You just won't believe how vastly, hugely, mind-bogglingly big it is. I mean, you may think it's a long way down the road to the chemist's, but that's just peanuts to space.”

Interesting - hadn't heard about that one :)

Currently listening to a podcast about Apollo - 13 minutes to the Moon (https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/w13xttx2/episodes/downloads), pretty good - lots of interviews with those around the programme, though it only really gets going (IMHO) around episode 5.
 
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