Documentary

'Apollo' shows what it was like to be an astronaut on the first 'Missions to the Moon'

This insightful documentary reels viewers back to an era when space flights were pushing the limits of what was possible

07 July 2019 - 00:00 By Claire Keeton

When Janet Armstrong, the wife of the first man on the moon, was interviewed about family plans when Neil returned from his historic flight, she said they had none. Before Armstrong stepped onto the moon on July 20 1969 it was not known whether the three astronauts on Apollo 11 would ever return to Earth.

What seems obvious now, wasn't then, and that's the power of the new feature film Apollo: Missions to the Moon. It reels viewers back to an era when space flights were pushing the limits of what was possible, immersing them in the thrill of space exploration...

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