10 Lunar Poems to inspire

Dr Nicola Thomas is a teacher and researcher specialising in German and British poetry of the post-war period. She is currently Departmental Lecturer in German at The Queen’s College, University of Oxford. The Moon has always held a special appeal for lyric poets. Joachim Kalka notes that its varied trajectory through the sky, its shifting [...]

5 Moon Landing Memories

Thank you to everyone who has shared with us their Moon Landing Memories, we have been inundated with text and images of how the Moon landings shaped or inspired you. There is still time to submit your memory to this crowd sourced campaign. Here are a few of our favorite submissions so far: Steve Hicks [...]

11 big screen hits to transport you to the Moon

Dr Iain Robert Smith is Lecturer in Film Studies at King’s College London. To celebrate the upcoming anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing, Dr. Iain Robert Smith (King’s College London) has compiled a list of 11 Moon-landing films ranging from relatively realistic depictions of the US and Soviet space programmes through to more fantastical [...]

11 literary narratives inspired by Moon voyages

Dr Caroline Edwards Senior Lecturer in Modern & Contemporary Literature at Birkbeck, University of London. Moon voyage narratives have inspired writers for almost two thousand years, since the ancient Greek satirist Lucian of Samosata projected sea voyagers caught in an Atlantic whirlwind onto the moon’s surface in his True History. Lunar travel became a popular [...]