The final 13 minutes before the Moon landing

The minutes before landing were tense, as connections frequently dropped out between the lunar module, Eagle, and mission control – and it was believed that fuel was running low.

Relive the tense moments as Neil Armstrong manually piloted Eagle towards the surface of the Moon.

Join the BBC World Service countdown to the final 13-minute descent and experience a new perspective on the people who took us to the Moon.


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