Despite its reputation as one of the greatest achievements of mankind, the first moon landing continues to be beset by conspiracy theories. Was it really achieved by Apollo 11 astronauts, or was this just an elaborate hoax by NASA to appease political demands?
This documentary sets out to answer that question once and for all. Going beyond the accepted history of the event, it takes a deep-dive into the facts surrounding the mission and examines evidence that has been overlooked over time. Through interviews with experts, including members of the original Apollo 11 team, and archival footage from NASA itself, a fascinating picture emerges which refutes many of those conspiracy theories which have become so pervasive in popular culture.
The documentary also looks at how different forms of technology – such as computers, satellites and cameras – helped to make a successful moon landing possible. It reveals just how great a feat it was for this mission to be accomplished against a backdrop of heightened political suspicion during the Cold War era.
By exploring both sides of the debate surrounding space exploration in this turbulent period of history, this documentary sheds immense new light on one of humanity’s greatest achievements – while providing compelling evidence that there is no truth behind any hoaxes about the moon landing. So if you want to find out more about why Apollo 11 made it all the way to our satellite neighbour in 1969, then be sure to check out this captivating documentary which is sure to broaden your understanding of this incredible historical event.