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This program strives to give the viewer an impression of what it is like to actually be on the moon. It provides a romantic, inspirational depiction of the Apollo astronauts travels on the moon peppered by their quotations of their impressions. Written by David Foss

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Only 12 Have Walked On The moon. This Fall, You're Next!


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23 September 2005 (USA)  »

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Magnificent Desolation  »

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$503,253 (USA) (23 September 2005)

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$33,557,433 (USA) (23 July 2010)
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Colin HanksTom Hanks' son as Neil Armstrong in the "conspiracy" gag. See more »

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In the emergency scenario the spacesuit connectors for cooling water and oxygen from the PLSS (Portable Life Support System) are reversed and the BSLSS (Buddy Secondary Life Support System) hose is incorrectly connected between the suit oxygen inlets. The BSLSS shared only the cooling water from a single working PLSS, not oxygen. This allowed the astronaut with the failed PLSS to extend his emergency oxygen supply. See more »

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Outstanding! Great use of 3D technology...
22 September 2005 | by (Chicago, IL) – See all my reviews

Outstanding! What a great tribute to the Apollo space program. A great use of 3D technology. I loved all of the star voices sitting in for the Apollo astronuats. I recognized some of them, not all of them. This movie - only about 45 minutes long - shows us past footage and new footage of what it was like to fly an Apollo mission to the moon. Including hypothetical worst case scenarios and what moon travel might be like in the future. For those who remember the Apollo missions, this will be a great reminder and tribute to those days of the late 60's & 70's. And for those who have no frame of reference, what a great way to learn about what it was like. The 3D effects are outstanding, not gimmicky. Please go see this movie and take your kids. I remember very little of the Apollo missions when they occurred, but this movie actually had me choked up at the end. I only wish it was longer...


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