The United States launches an aggressive plan to beat the Soviets to the moon.
Did You Know?
During his space walk Alexey Leonov used an inflatable airlock (the first spacecraft to use such a device) because the Voskhod spacecraft used air to cool it's instruments. A cabin decompression would quickly lead to an overheat and failure of the spacecraft with a likely loss of crew. Gemini used liquid cooling and regularly decompressed the cabin for spacewalks. See more
At 44m 30s the caption says "Somewhere in the South China Sea".
In reality, the landing took place in the East China Sea, and exactly on target. See more
[the Gemini, docked to the Agena, is starting to tumble
Neal, we're in a bank...
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
Beyond the Sea
Music by Charles Trenet
French lyrics by Charles Trenet
English lyrics by Jack Lawrence
Performed by Bobby Darin
Courtesy of Atco Records
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products See more