Beef talks about the history, science, and conspiracies of the 1969 Apollo 11 moon landing.

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We played sections from the following videos on this episode, all are available to view in full on YouTube via the following links:

Watch Neil Armstrong’s first steps on the moon – CBS

Awesome Apollo 11 Facts | Dara Ó Briain’s Science Club – BBC

Adam Ruins Everything – Why the Moon Landing Couldn’t Have Been Faked – truTV

The Moon landing at 50: Debunking the conspiracy theories – Telegraph

Physicist Michio Kaku Reminisces About Apollo 11 Mission – i24

Beef also recommended watching the Mythbusters episode about the moon landing, available on YouTube here:


‘crosshairs’ picture examples –

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Media Mentions

First Man
Wallace & Gromit in ‘A Grand Day Out’
A Few Good Men  (‘You can’t handle the truth!’
2001: A Space Odyssey 

Earth From Space
The X-Files

Ask An Astronaut – Tim Peake
We Never Went To The Moon – Bill Kaysing

Walking On The Moon – The Police
Out Of Space – The Prodigy
Summer Of 69 – Bryan Adams

Outro music this week was ‘Walking On The Moon‘, by The Police.