MIAMI, Fla., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vme TV, the first and only Spanish-language public television network in the United States, brings viewers a historical account of Apollo 11, the spaceflight that first landed man on the moon in celebration of its 45th year anniversary, with two original productions, "Detras Apollo 11" and "Vme Documentales: NASA 45." The hour-long, educational specials will air on July 18, 2014 at 9 p.m. E/P and 10 p.m. E/P, respectively.
Detras Apollo 11
Luis Sosa, the host of "Detras Apollo 11," transports viewers to explore one of the most powerful government agencies in the United States, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration(NASA). From Houston, Texas and Cape Canaveral, Florida to Washington D.C. and Los Angeles, California, Mr. Sosa takes audiences on a tour through the true center of operations, better known as Mission Control, where Apollo 11 took place.
This Vme TV original production, which airs Friday, July 18, 2014 at 9 p.m. E/P, concludes with an exclusive interview with one of NASA's first Hispanic astronauts, Dr. Franklin Chang-Diaz and Jack King, the official voice of the Apollo 11 launch countdown. In this revealing dialogue, Dr. Chang-Diaz and King express how the Apollo 11 mission changed their lives forever.
Vme Documentales: NASA 45
"Vme Documentales: NASA 45" provides a chronological account of the events that took place 45 years ago on July 20, 1969. Among them are highlights of historical moments in time, including spectacular images and recollections of President John F. Kennedy's famous promise to the nation to take man safely to the moon and back before the end of the 1960s.
Intense and unforgettable, this program takes viewers on a journey to a groundbreaking moment that will be forever regarded as one of the greatest scientific breakthroughs in history while providing perspective for Neil Armstrong's legendary quote, "one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind." "Vme Documentales: NASA 45" airs Friday, July 18, 2014 at 10 p.m. E/P.
Available in 43 markets and reaching more than 70 million households in the United States, Vme TV is available through Comcast, DIRECTV, DISH Network and AT&T U-verse among other local cable companies. To find your local channel or to learn more about Vme TV, visit www.vmetv.com or follow us on social media via www.facebook.com/vmetv or www.twitter.com/vmetv.
ABOUT VME TELEVISION
Vme TV (pronounced veh-meh), is the first national Spanish-language television network in association with public television stations. Reaching more than 70 million households in the United States, Vme TV is broadcast in 43 markets by PBS stations and is available on DIRECTV, DISH Network, AT&T U-verse, as well as major cable companies including Comcast. The 24-hour digital broadcast service is dedicated to entertain, educate and inspire families in Spanish with a contemporary mix of original productions, exclusive premieres, acquisitions, and popular public television programs specially adapted for Hispanics. To find your local channel or to learn more about Vme TV, visit www.vmetv.com (http://www.vmetv.com/mediakit) or follow us on social media via www.facebook.com/vmetv or www.twitter.com/vmetv.
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