Season 3, Episode 1: “Ohio v. the Moon” (Neil Armstrong). 3…2…1…liftoff to Season 3 of Ohio v. the World. We’re going on mankind’s greatest adventure from the Earth to the Moon with Wapakoneta, Ohio’s own, Neil Armstrong. Alex travels to Wapak to the Armstrong Air&Space Museum and hosts a roundtable discussion with 3 Armstrong experts. We discuss his early life in NW Ohio, his many near death experiences as an aviator/astronaut and the epic journey of Apollo 11. Kraig Noble, Brittany Venturella and Greg Brown weigh in on Neil’s amazing life from Wapakoneta’s Armstrong Air & Space Museum (www.armstrongmuseum.org).
In this week’s Ohio History Connection Minute we talk with Brittany, the Interim Director at the museum about the exciting new happenings at Armstrong Air and Space and a visit from Ryan Gosling while he was researching his role as Armstrong for the new movie, First Man. (32:00) Also, we talk with Samantha Martin from Airstream trailers in Jackson Center, OH about the Apollo 11 astronauts quarantine after the moon landing in 1969. (52:00)
Rate/review the show on iTunes, Stitcher, etc. and check out our new Twitter page @ohiovtheworld. Come celebrate the new season of Ohio v. The World at our Season 3 Launch Party on Friday Oct. 19th at the Columbus Italian Club in Columbus, OH.