David is drawn into the space program by a series of coincidences that convince him of alien involvement. But why do the aliens want to put one of their own on a manned mission? Surely they can get to space whenever they need to. The answer may lie in the meaning of some photographs taken by an unmanned probe. Photographs that reveal some disturbingly regular objects on the moon's surface.
Did You Know?
The early scenes of the moon rocket being wheeled out of the Vehicle Assembly Building are of an actual Saturn V, the rocket that was used for the Apollo lunar missions. The rocket in the later scenes, however (seen on the launch pad from nighttime to the launch), are of a Saturn 1B, a smaller lift vehicle only capable of achieving low Earth orbit. See more
When the three astronauts are preparing to board the rocket they are in their spacesuits and carrying their portable oxygen units, but their face masks are open. Since the purpose of the tanks they are carrying is to acclimate them to a pure oxygen environment, the spacesuits should be completely sealed. See more
The Florida Keys - two astronauts, on pass, marlin fishing. Eight days before the launching of the United States' first moon shot.