Mykaell Riley has curated the perfect sound track in response to the 1969 Apollo 11 Moon Landings, So dust of the gingham blanket, press play and be transported back 50 years. https://open.spotify.com/playlist/2MyucHm17pH1jTZEZXckvz Mykaell Riley Mykaell S. Riley began his career in the late seventies as a performer with pioneering Reggae outfit 'Steel Pulse' who went [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Chris Lee, Chief Scientist and Head of Science Programmes at the UK Space Agency, remembers staying up late for the Moon Landing
Ian Howard was 5 when the Moon landings happened, he recalls how space infiltrated all aspects of his childhood.