The Mercury and Gemini missions begin the U.S. effort to land on the moon.
Apollo's first three astronauts are killed during a prelaunch test; the ship's designers scramble to save the lunar program.
As film crew documents everything, the crew and the control team make their preparations for the first manned Apollo launch.
NASA boldly attempts to fly men around the moon and back, while the United States suffers through traumatic events.
Engineers work with NASA and the Apollo 9 astronauts in designing and building a lunar spacecraft that will put the first humans on the moon
Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walk on the moon in the Apollo 11 mission.
Rookie astronaut Alan Bean ends up piloting the lunar module for the second moon landing when a colleague is killed.
Tensions rise among members of the NASA press corps during coverage of the Apollo 13 accident.
Alan Shepard is delegated to a desk job because of inner-ear problems, until successful surgery allows him to return to the space program.
Geologist Lee Silver assists Dave Scott and his Apollo 15 crew in becoming field observers on the moon.
The astronauts' wives attempt to deal with being in the national spotlight while holding down the home front.
Apollo 17 is NASA's last manned trip to the moon before 2000.
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