In Conversation — I Did Work Experience on Apollo 11

At the age of 17, Robert Brand did work experience at the Overseas Telecommunications Commission’s station in Paddington, where he played a small part in ensuring the television images of Neil Armstrong taking his first steps on the moon were successfully seen around the world. On the 50th anniversary of that historic event, Robert sat down to talk about how the experience inspired him to spend half a century working in the space sector — and how in 1986 he saved the satellite that intercepted Halley’s Comet. See below for videos.

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