Best Episodes Of From the Earth to the Moon


From the Earth to the MoonFrom the Earth to the Moon is a TV mini-series starring Tom Hanks, Nick Searcy, and Lane Smith. Dramatized portrayal of the Apollo manned space program.

Release Date: April 1998


10. Can We Do This?


From the Earth to the Moon Season 1 Episode 1Air Date: 5 Apr. 1998
Season 1, Episode 1

The United States launches an aggressive plan to beat the Soviets to the moon.


9. Le voyage dans la lune


From the Earth to the Moon Season 1 Episode 12Air Date: 10 May 1998
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


From the Earth to the Moon Season 1 Episode 9Air Date: 3 May 1998
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


From the Earth to the Moon Season 1 Episode 2Air Date: 5 Apr. 1998
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


From the Earth to the Moon Season 1 Episode 3Air Date: 12 Apr. 1998
Season 1, Episode 3

With a documentary film crew watching their every step NASA prepares for the Apollo 7 mission.


5. Galileo Was Right


From the Earth to the Moon Season 1 Episode 10Air Date: 3 May 1998
Season 1, Episode 10

The Apollo 15 astronauts and backup crew go through extensive geology training in preparation for their mission.



4. Spider


From the Earth to the Moon Season 1 Episode 5Air Date: 19 Apr. 1998
Season 1, Episode 5

The evolution of the lunar module at Grumman Aircraft Engineering.


3. That’s All There Is


From the Earth to the Moon Season 1 Episode 7Air Date: 26 Apr. 1998
Season 1, Episode 7

On the Apollo 12 mission rookie astronaut Alan Bean becomes the fourth person to walk on the moon.


2. 1968


From the Earth to the Moon Season 1 Episode 4Air Date: 12 Apr. 1998
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


From the Earth to the Moon Season 1 Episode 6Air Date: 19 Apr. 1998
Season 1, Episode 6

Buzz Aldrin, Neil Armstrong, and Michael Collins prepare for the Apollo 11 mission to the moon.