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Sunday, March 9 2008

In the Shadow of the Moon

What started as a cold war propaganda mission was transformed into an achievement of the whole human race, and it's beautifully captured here in all-original footage.


Monday, September 17 2007

In the Shadow of the Moon: A Challenging Journey to Tranquility, 1965-1969 by Francis French

This book is full of thrilling or amusing anecdotes, but it also spends ample time illustrating the glorious successes behind the program, engineering marvels, and the cool-heads of astronauts who saved missions (and lives) through strict training and sheer instinct.


Tuesday, September 11 2007

In the Shadow of the Moon

For all its swelling soundtrack and magnificent imagery, the documentary leaves its most compelling story unexplored.


News

Wednesday, September 26 2007

Feats of Apollo astronauts come alive in documentary

They were young once, and brave. They were the Apollo astronauts, men who rode fiery rocket ships to the moon and back a lifetime ago.


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