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These Are A Few Of My Favourite Things

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I've been sat watching the wonderful #MoonLaunchLive on Channel 4, and it has just struck me how space endeavours are one of my favourite things; seemingly Apollos 11 and 13 in particular.

And I don't just mean I think they're cool; they seem to really connect to me. I had proper goosebumps when watching this show, as I did watching 'First Man' and 'Apollo 13'. And '2001: A Space Odyssey' for that matter.

So I thought I'd take some time and list a few of my favourite things:


Early Spaceflight

As mentioned in my introduction, my spine tingles whenever I encounter something that puts me in awe of the vastness of space.
No better narrative would seem to be that of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing, or - just as equally - the Apollo 13 near disaster.

The dramatic retelling of these via 'First Man' and the appropriately titled 'Apollo 13' are two terrific films; and I should take this one step further and go watch 'Apollo 11' real so…