Saturday, May 28, 2016

From the Earth to the Moon - "That's All There Is"

Today on Far Future Horizons we present the seventh episode of the acclaimed twelve-part HBO television miniseries From the Earth to the Moon - "That's All There Is".

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


Alan Bean, the last member of NASA Astronaut Group 3 to fly in space, narrates his experience with the tightly-knit, all-Navy crew commanded by Gemini veteran Pete Conrad, and accepts with humour and grace his responsibility for the failure of the first colour TV camera on the lunar surface, and almost fracturing his own skull by failing to properly secure the Command Module's TV camera before splashdown.

Apollo 12 Mission Patch
“From the Earth to the Moon” is a twelve-part HBO television miniseries (1998) co-produced by Ron Howard, Brian Grazer, Tom Hanks, and Michael Bostick detailing the landmark Apollo expeditions to the Moon during the 1960s and early 1970s. Largely based on Andrew Chaikin's book, A Man on the Moon, the series is known for its accurate telling of the story of Apollo and outstanding special effects.

The Crew of Apollo 12 From Left to right: Pete Conrad, Richard F. Gordon, Jr., and Alan Bean


From The Earth to the Moon (the Signature Edition) is available on DVD from Amazon .com.

From the Earth to the Moon - "That's All There Is"

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