Space Policy Edition: The Soviet Moonshot (with Asif Siddiqi)
Published June 7, 2019
|
126 min
    Download
    Add to queue
    Copy URL
    Show notes
    The U.S. won the space race in July of 1969 with the success of Apollo 11. But was the Soviet Union even racing? How close were they to beating the United States to the Moon? Soviet space historian Dr. Asif Siddiqi discusses the other side of the space race as we kick off our multi-part series of interviews celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first Moon landing.  Planetary Society Chief of Washington Operations, Brendan Curry, also joins the show to catch up on the latest news about the White House proposal to return to the Moon by 2024. More resources about this month’s topics are at http://www.planetary.org/multimedia/planetary-radio/show/2019/space-policy-edition-38.html

    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
      15
      15
        0:00:00 / 0:00:00