During the turbulent year of 1968 Susan Borman looks with dread on her husband's impending mission to orbit the moon.
Did You Know?
An important segment has the astronauts detailing how gray and colorless the moon is. All of the Earth-bound scenes in this episode are filmed in black and white, while the astronaut scenes are in color. See more
Apollo 8's Translunar Injection (TLI) burn is shown with the spacecraft pointed at the moon. TLI is always performed parallel to the surface on the opposite side of the earth from the moon. See more
Song of the Plains
Written by M. Laden Franko
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