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Wednesdays, July 24 - August 7, 2019, 8:00 - 9:00 p.m. ET.

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Discover how centuries of knowledge, experimentation and engineering helped our ancestors understand the mysteries of space. Expert contributors decode astronomical myths and uncover the science behind their origins.

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Press Materials

  • PBS Summer Slate Celebrates the Cultural Milestones and Technological Triumphs of the Summer of 1969

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  • PBS Announces SUMMER OF SPACE Lineup “Chasing the Moon” from AMERICAN EXPERIENCE Anchors Programming Lineup Marking the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing

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