In addition to APOLLO: MISSIONS TO THE MOON headlining National Geographic's Space Week, which has encore presentations Thursday, July 11, at 8/7c, … National Geographic’s riveting effort recounts all 12 crewed missions using only archival footage, photos and audio. The team behind ‘First Man’ aims to de-mythologize the space program Apollo: Missions to the Moon premieres July 7 at 9/8c on National Geographic. Apollo: Missions to the Moon on National Geographic. Mission to the Moon Roughly 140 natural satellites, called moons, orbit the various planets in our solar system, but there’s only one known simply as “the moon.” Earth ’s sole satellite has loomed large in human history since ancient times. What they’re saying: Encore presentations will air on Thursday, July 11 at 8/7c, and at 11/10c. Sign up for our Email Newsletters here. “Apollo: Missions to the Moon” premieres Sunday, July 7 at 9 p.m. on National Geographic. The result of that effort was presented by Nat Geo as Apollo: Missions to the Moon. Newly transferred film and never before heard audio recount the key moments of NASA's Apollo space program and America's goal to land on the Moon before 1970. “Apollo: Missions to the Moon” will air on National Geographic on Sunday, July 7 at 9pm (8pm Central time). Sign Up: Stay on top of the latest breaking film and TV news! National Geographic’s entry in the Moon-landing documentary lineup, Apollo: Missions to the Moon, premieres tonight, Sunday, July 7, on the National Geographic channel. To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the historic first manned lunar landing, National Geographic is kicking off its Space Week programming with a two-hour doc, Apollo: Missions to the Moon. It is special because it is presented without narration—in its raw, original form. A 2-hour feature documentary on National Geographic will focus on the 50th anniversary of the first human moon landing, which the channel calls the "golden age of space." With full-color archival images and 3D reenactments of the mission's key stages, this immersive account details the journey of the men and women who contributed to the celebrated Apollo 11 mission.