13 Minutes to the Moon: Meet The Astronaut Telling The Space Shuttle Story
24 May 2023
BBC Sounds Stage
The BBC’s hit podcast, 13 Minutes to the Moon, is back! It enthralled listeners around the world with the stories of the first Moon landing and Apollo 13. Now, the multi-award-winning show is returning with season 3. Nasa astronaut Kay Hire will be telling the story of the Space Shuttle. Kay became the 34th woman to fly in space when she flew as a mission specialist aboard Space Shuttle Columbia. She returned to space aboard Space Shuttle Endeavour. She was also a Space Shuttle engineer. Kay has been there, done that and worn the space suit; now, she’s telling the full story. Kay will be in conversation with BBC World Service and BBC Sounds Podcast Commissioning Editor, Jon Manel.