Planetary Radio Host and Producer, The Planetary Society
Did the public support Project Apollo? Dr. Emily Margolis joins the show to explore the domestic politics and cultural impact of the space age throughout the 1960s. Despite the success of the lunar landings, there was more opposition to Apollo than we generally remember. Chief Advocate Casey Dreier also provides an update on some important developments in the U.S. Congress on the eve of their August recess—including some potentially good budget news for NASA.
Apollo 11 launch viewing
Lady Bird Johnson, former President Lyndon Johnson and Vice President Spiro Agnew watching the Apollo 11 launch with others.