Sir Patrick Moore meets Neil Armstrong in 1970

In 1970 Patrick Moore interviewed astronaut Neil Armstrong about his Moon visit on the BBC's Sky At Night.

He asked the Apollo 11 mission commander about what it was like on the Moon and if he could foresee scientific bases there.


Sir Patrick Moore dies aged 89

Astronomer Sir Patrick Moore died today aged 89, a group of his friends and staff said. The broadcaster "passed away peacefully at 12.25pm this afternoon", at his home in Selsey, West Sussex.