Northwest Now on KBTC: 50th anniversary of first lunar orbit

Posted: December 19, 2018

Friday’s special edition Northwest Now commemorates the 50th anniversary of the first lunar orbit, Northwest Now: Earthrise.

photo of earth taken on the first lunar orbit in 1968.

Photo of earth taken on the first lunar orbit in 1968.

A Pacific Northwest resident shares the compelling story of his program Apollo mission and the crucial roles it played in the lead-up to the moon landing, and in changing man’s relationship to the earth.

The Emmy and Telly Award-winning public affairs series Northwest Now airs Fridays at 7:30 p.m. on KBTC Public Television, a service of Bates Technical College.

Use the list below to find us on TV. You can also watch past episodes and learn more about the show on our website.


KBTC 28.1, 28.2, 28.3 digital channels, (including K41KT-D Grays River-Lebam and K24IC-D, Bellingham and Channel 16 Digital, Seattle)

KCKA 15.1, 15.2, 15.3 digital channels


Comcast channel 108 (HD, most areas in Western Washington)

Comcast channel 12 (most areas – in Tacoma, Comcast channel 3)

Click! (Tacoma) channel 3 Rainier Connect channel 10

Broadstripe channel 28 (varies by area)

Verizon FiOS channel 28
Frontier Cable: 528 (HD), 28 (SD), and 474 (MHz Worldview)

Dish channel 28 (may appear as 8620)

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