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
The astronauts are shown reacting to Earthrise on their first orbit around the Moon. In fact, the command module was generally not positioned to see the Earth. It was only on the fourth orbit when commander Frank Borman was executing a roll maneuver that it happened to be pointing toward the Earth, and Bill Anders took the famous photograph. See more
Buckle Down Winsocki
Written by Hugh Martin
& Ralph Blane See more