Do you ever feel dizzy when you think about the incomprehensible scale of space? We call that feeling Cosmic Vertigo. Welcome to a head-spinning conversation between two friends who study the sky for a living. 

This is a seasonal podcast only program.

Presented by

Dr Amanda Bauer

Amanda Bauer is an astronomer and science communicator.

Dr Alan Duffy

Alan Duffy is an astrophysicist and an associate professor at Swinburne University.

The Moon Landing 010 - The journey home

Their humanity-defining mission accomplished, it's almost time to come home.

The Moon Landing 009 - Last moments on the Moon

They've done their experiments, jumped for the camera and planted the flag. The walk is nearly over.

The Moon Landing 008 - Footsteps on the Moon

Six hours of patience and preparation, and Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong are ready to open the hatch.

The Moon Landing 007 - Preparing for the Moonwalk

After their dramatic landing, the astronauts' scheduled rest was never going to happen.

The Moon Landing 006 - The Eagle is landing

This is it. Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong begin their descent to the lunar surface. But all does not go to plan...

The Moon Landing 005 - Dark side of the moon

As the Apollo 11 crew finalise their lunar orbit, they drift around to the far side of the moon - and out of radio contact...

The Moon Landing 004 - Enter the Lunar Module

So far on their journey to the moon, the Apollo 11 astronauts haven't been inside the Lunar Module - that's about to change...

The Moon Landing 003 - Chicken stew in space

As they continued their trip to the moon, the Apollo 11 astronauts had to figure out how to live in space

The Moon Landing 002 - The view via space TV

Exactly 50 years ago, the three Apollo 11 astronauts were on their way to the moon - and they shared their view with those watching closely back on Earth.

Cosmic Vertigo presents.. The Moon Landing 001 - Lift-off!

50 years after the Apollo 11 mission successfully landed humans on the moon, hear about the journey's crucial moments - and the near misses.