Premiering at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California, on July 5, the show’s launch ties in the with the 50th anniversary of Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin’s first lunar landing on July 20, 1969.
Duke served as capsule communicator in Nasa’s Mission Control for that historic mission, and went on to become the youngest person to visit the moon on Apollo 16 in April 1972 when he was just 36.
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“There was a feeling of adventure, wonder, excitement … all of these emotions roll into one as you stand on the moon,” Duke, now 83, told TheWrap. “It was