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8 Days: To the Moon and Back

To celebrate 50 years anniversary of Moon Landing, Sony BBC Earth enters a unique partnership with Nehru Science Centre.

50 years ago, on July 20, 1969, millions of people around the world witnessed a trio of astronauts – Neil Armstrong, Edwin Aldrin and Michael Collin – create history, as they became the first men to step on the moon. Sony BBC Earth, India’s premium infotainment channel, will celebrate this historic milestone by premiering the docu-series ‘8 Days: To the Moon and Back’ as part of the partnership with India’s largest interactive science Center – Nehru Science Centre.

Eight days, three hours, 18 minutes, 35 seconds – that’s the total duration of one of the most dangerous and magnificent space missions – Apollo 11. The docu-series uses cutting-edge digital effects and dramatized performances to create a stunning 21st-century visual journey. Students from various schools in Mumbai will get to witness this grand visual spectacle at Nehru Science Centre and hear the original and candid cockpit audio files from fifty years ago!

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Viewers of Sony BBC Earth to are in for a treat as they get to watch a specially curated line-up of 3 shows on July 20. In addition to ‘8 Days: To the Moon and Back’, there’s ‘21st Century Race for Space’ which explores the past, present and future of space flight as the team meets the key players from NASA and leading private space companies and ‘Wonders of the Moon’ which explores a stunning medley of lunar delights from across the globe.