The lives of the astronaut wives during their NASA years and beyond - through speaking engagements and fashion shows, alcoholism and divorce.
Did You Know?
In this miniseries, Elizabeth Perkins plays the wife of astronaut Jim Lovell, and Tom Hanks plays Jim Lovell in the movie Apollo 13. Perkins and Hanks were love interests in the movie Big. Hanks' real-life spouse, Rita Wilson, plays Frank Borman's wife Susan in the miniseries. See more
The Public Affairs Officer commenting on the launch calls out 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, zero, ignition. However the Saturn V ignition sequence begins at T-8.9 seconds, leading up to liftoff when the count reaches zero. See more
Warner Brothers remastered the entire miniseries for re-release in time for the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. It was enhanced to improve picture and sound quality, more saturated, and completely true widescreen. This new version was released both in Blu-Ray format and for streaming services. See more
References A Summer Place
Theme from A Summer Place
Performed by The Lettermen
(as The Letterman)
Written by Max Steiner
and Mack Discant
Courtesy of Capitol Records under license from EMI-Capitol Special Markets See more