13 Minutes to the Moon

By BBC World Service

What's 13 Minutes to the Moon about?

The first moon landing and the people who made it happen. During the final 13 minutes to the moon’s surface, the Apollo 11 mission almost went badly wrong.

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Bonus: The making of the music


Hans Zimmer in a special episode about creating the 13 Minutes to the Moon theme music. The Oscar and Grammy-winning composer talks music, space and the importance of knowing how to make a really good cup of coffee. He says, ...

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