Brian Cox uses the BBC archive to examine the story of man's relationship with the moon, from James Burke testing out Nasa equipment to Neil Armstrong's giant leap for mankind.
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[voiceover, accompanying shots of the earth from space, the surface of the moon, a rocket taking off, and a re-entry module splashing down into the sea
The moon. To get there you have to fly at 25,000 miles per hour. You have to travel a quarter of a million miles there, and a quarter of a million miles back. And when you return to Earth, your space ship has to survive re-entry temperatures of two and half thousand degrees centigrade.
And we've *done* it!