I’ve posted a space commentary video before from my friend and commentator Bill Whittle, but I can’t believe that I missed his fantastic four-part reflection series – Apollo 11: What We Saw.

He has such a gift for telling stories, bringing new intimate details to life, and engaging the listener in ways that I could never dream of doing.

Yes – I know this is almost 5 hours of viewing and is different from my usual blog posts where I ramble on, but hopefully – you can drop in and out of these videos at your convenience. You won’t regret it.

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It’s been 40 years since the launch of STS-1, and the excitement of that day never faded.

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