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
The Gemini 8 recovery forces are depicted by a Ticonderoga-class cruiser, which was not commissioned until 1983. In addition, Gemini 8 was recovered by a destroyer, not a cruiser. See more
Gemini Four, get back in!
Performed by Perry Como
Written by Hal David
and Burt Bacharach
Courtesy of The RCA Records Label of BMG Entertainment See more