The story of space travel: from gunpowder to giant rockets

Images of JFK, Yuri Gagarin and the Moon landing

It’s been over a half century since humans first set foot on the Moon, but today we understand more about our universe than ever. Our journey into the unknown has been fueled by human curiosity, innovation and even war. Join us as we dive deep into the history of space travel with space historian Margaret Weitekamp. From ancient Chinese roman candle-style rockets, to a Cold War that led to putting a man on the Moon, this is the story of how we got here.