1946 Train Ride to The American Southwest

Southwest To The Moon


Follow the journey of The American Space Race from the Southwest to the Moon. Take the train ride Private Sandy Hess took from multimedia descriptions in his letters of the trip. Experience the surprise he felt when he finally found out what his orders were and who they were with.


Take the 2016 trip with daughter, filmmaker Melinda Hess, seventy years later.

Manned Moon landing

Manned Moon landings (1969–1972)