That’s one small step for man, one giant celebration on SiriusXM.
This weekend, SiriusXM is launching a celestial selection of space-themed specials in honour of the 50th anniversary of the world’s first moon landing on July 20, 1969. You’ll hear actual audio clips from the historic Apollo 11 spaceflight and an exclusive interview with a legendary NASA astronaut, plus moon-themed songs on your favourite music channels.
Check out our list of seven Apollo 11 anniversary specials below.
Listen to Apollo 11 audio & lunar-themed sci-fi episodes
Radio Classics (Ch. 148) is celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the first moon landing with a two-hour special featuring real dispatches between Houston Control and Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin on the lunar service, as well as astronaut Michael Collins orbiting around the moon in the command module. Plus, you’ll hear lunar-themed science-fiction episodes of NBC’s Dimension X and X-Minus One from the 1950s.
Airs Saturday, July 20 at 8 pm ET.
Hear from NASA astronaut, senators & more at Air and Space Museum
POTUS Politics (Ch. 124) host Julie Mason will mark the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing with a special three-hour edition of The Press Pool, live from the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C. She’ll be joined by Sen. Ted Cruz, Sen. Chris Van Hollen, NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine, Apollo 13 astronaut Jim Lovell, Ellen Stofan, the John and Adrienne Mars Director of the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum and more!
Airs LIVE on Wednesday, July 17 at 3 pm ET with replays throughout the weekend.
Duran Duran member talks group’s Apollo 11 tribute concert
Don’t miss Duran Duran lead singer Simon Le Bon discuss the band’s Kennedy Space Center performance commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing with VOLUME (Ch. 106) host and Duran Duran mega-fan Lori Majewski.
Enjoy moon tunes from the ’40s
The ‘40s were filled with songs about the moon, and 40s Junction (Ch. 73) is playing your favourites on the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing!
Airs throughout Saturday, July 20.
Listen to cosmic classics from the ’70s
Tune in to ’70s on 7 (Ch. 7) to hear spacey songs from the ‘70s in honour of the 50th Anniversary of the first moon landing.
Airs Friday, July 19 at 5 pm ET through Sunday, July 21 at 11:59 pm ET.
Rock out to space-themed favourites
Join Classic Vinyl (Ch. 26) in commemorating the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing with space-themed classic rock hits each hour.
Airs this Saturday, July 20 at midnight ET through Sunday, July 21 at 3 am ET.
Journey through space with classic rock’s forgotten gems
Take a classic rock journey through space with Deep Tracks (Ch. 27) host Earle Bailey as he celebrates the Apollo 11 anniversary with a three-hour edition of Head Trips. You’ll hear classic rock’s lesser-played songs and forgotten gems with a space or moon theme.
Airs Saturday, July 20 at 3 pm ET.