Tuesday, May 24, 2016

From the Earth to the Moon - "We Have Cleared the Tower"

Today on Far Future Horizons we present the third episode of the acclaimed twelve-part HBO television miniseries From the Earth to the Moon - "We Have Cleared the Tower".

Apollo 7 Mission Insignia

The third instalment of the series portrays the Apollo program's recovery after the Apollo One tragedy, from the perspective of a fictional documentary team covering the flight of Apollo 7. This flight is commanded by strong-willed Mercury veteran Wally Schirra, who is focused on safety after the death of his colleague Grissom. Pad Leader Guenter Wendt, another zealous guardian of astronaut safety, is featured by the documentary team.

Apollo 7 Crew Left to right: Eisele, Schirra, Cunningham

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.

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

From the Earth to the Moon - "We Have Cleared the Tower"

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