The United States launches an aggressive plan to beat the Soviets to the moon.
Did You Know?
In the first episode, astronaut Pete Conrad is played by two different actors. Peter Scolari
plays the role for most of the episode, but in the final "all hands meeting" scene, Paul McCrane
takes over the role. (McCrane plays Conrad again in Episode 7.) See more
During an astronaut briefing, where Deke Slayton announces the men in the room will be making moon landings, the Apollo 1 crew of Gus Grissom, Ed White, and Roger Chaffee are seen and mentioned. In fact this briefing and announcement did not occur until after the Apollo 1 fire, in which all three astronauts were killed. See more
We have serious problems here... we're tumbling end over end up here. We're disengaged from the Agena.
Russian National Anthem
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