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Chasing the Moon (2019)

An unprecedented look at the decade-long odyssey to land a man on the moon that pulls back the curtain on the familiar narrative of the moonshot that we think we know, revealing a ... See full summary »

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Robert Stone

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Cast

Credited cast:
Buzz Aldrin ... Himself
George Alexander George Alexander
Bill Anders Bill Anders ... Himself
Joel Banow Joel Banow ... Himself
Mark Bloom Mark Bloom ... Himself
Frank Borman Frank Borman ... Himself
Ed Buckbee Ed Buckbee ... Himself
Mike Collins Mike Collins
Ed Dwight Jr. Ed Dwight Jr.
Freeman Dyson ... Himself
Theo Kamecke Theo Kamecke ... Himself
Sergei Khrushchev ... Himself
Jack King Jack King ... Himself
Poppy Northcutt Poppy Northcutt ... Herself
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An unprecedented look at the decade-long odyssey to land a man on the moon that pulls back the curtain on the familiar narrative of the moonshot that we think we know, revealing a fascinating stew of scientific innovation, political calculation, media spectacle, visionary impulses and personal drama.

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It took millions of steps to make one giant leap


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 July 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Amerikas väg till månen See more »

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| (3 parts)

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Color

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16:9 HD
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In the Netherlands this was shown as a 6-part TV series, between July 15th and July 20th 2019, each episode being about 51-52 minutes long. See more »

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Quote simply, absolutely sensational- top to bottom.!
9 July 2019 | by artdonovandesignSee all my reviews

From the ultra-cool opening sequence, (the graphics, the historic images from the 50's and 60's, to the dramatic music) you knew well that American Experience was about to present us with a dazzling, fact filled and humane adventure. And a Thouroughly American adventure at that.

Looking back 50 years ago to all involved on every level. These brave, brainy, brilliant Americans were our contemporaries!

Just think about that for a moment. They are US! The best "us" we could ever hope to be.

It's all in "Chasing the Moon" - simply the finest documentary of it's kind.


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