The Apollo 11 legacy - broadcaster James Burke and others on the moon landing

The images of man walking on the moon fifty years ago perhaps disguise the fact that much of the world was very, very different then - certainly in technical terms.

And yet somehow they made it - Saturday, of course, the fiftieth anniversary of Apollo 11 landing on the moon.

So what was the impact on the broadcasters and technicians who were part of that remarkable feat, and what's been the legacy for the region's scientists today?

Andy Dickenson's been finding out and speaks to broadcaster James Burke, Apollo 11 engineer Keith Wright and Dr Kathryn Harriss from the University of Kent.