First ManDVD - 2019
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“We choose to go to the Moon.” On September 12, 1962, President John F. Kennedy called on the American people to support their country in the Space Race between the United States and the Soviet Union. In 1962, it seemed unlikely we would ever catch up to the Soviets’ scientific advances, despite having our own successful man-in-space Mercury Project (1961-1963) program. When setting a goal… (more)
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This recent feature film focuses on Neil Armstrong and the 10 years leading up to the Apollo 11 mission. Starring Ryan Gosling and Claire Foy.
CRRLCollection Apr 03, 2019
A look at the life of Neil Armstrong and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the Moon in July 1969. Starring Ryan Godling, Claire Foy, and Jason Clarke.
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IMDb posted the best ones though there's more, many technical though. These ones are interesting as well:
I barely lasted two minutes in that ice bath. Of course, I suppose
NASA's more interested in the psychological reaction.
-Well, I think I made it pretty clear that I thought it was cold.
As you know, our decision to forego direct ascent in favor of a lunar orbit
rendezvous approach to the eventual Moon mission has had a major impact
on Gemini. Do you have any thoughts on that decision?
-Well, even considering von Braun's initial criticism, it seems that the payload saved by parking the primary vehicle in orbit and sending a smaller ship
down to the lunar surface is well worth the resulting challenges.
What do you see as the challenges?
-Cislunar navigation, for one. And rendezvous and docking.
Mrs. Armstrong! Have all your prayers been answered?
-Yes, yes, they have.
How would you describe the flight?
-Well, uh, I can only say it was outta this world.
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