Release Date: April 1998
10. Can We Do This?
Season 1, Episode 1
The United States launches an aggressive plan to beat the Soviets to the moon.
9. Le voyage dans la lune
Season 1, Episode 12
The last manned Apollo mission to the moon is juxtaposed with Georges Méliès’ filming of A Trip to the Moon (1902).
8. For Miles and Miles
Season 1, Episode 9
Ten years after becoming the first American in space Alan Shepard battles back from health problems to command the Apollo 14 mission.
7. Apollo One
Season 1, Episode 2
NASA prepares for the Apollo 1 mission, then investigates the cause of the mission’s tragic cabin fire.
6. We Have Cleared the Tower
Season 1, Episode 3
With a documentary film crew watching their every step NASA prepares for the Apollo 7 mission.
5. Galileo Was Right
Season 1, Episode 10
The Apollo 15 astronauts and backup crew go through extensive geology training in preparation for their mission.
Season 1, Episode 5
The evolution of the lunar module at Grumman Aircraft Engineering.
3. That’s All There Is
Season 1, Episode 7
On the Apollo 12 mission rookie astronaut Alan Bean becomes the fourth person to walk on the moon.
Season 1, Episode 4
During the turbulent year of 1968 Susan Borman looks with dread on her husband’s impending mission to orbit the moon.
1. Mare Tranquilitatis
Season 1, Episode 6
Buzz Aldrin, Neil Armstrong, and Michael Collins prepare for the Apollo 11 mission to the moon.