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Throughout history, mankind has dreamed of touching the stars. With the Apollo program, America turned that dream into reality. This exclusive 12-Part HBO Miniseries Event tells the full story of the Apollo space program, from the 1961 Presidential challenge that inspired it to the 1969-72 lunar voyages that defined it.

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Throughout history, mankind has dreamed of touching the stars. With the Apollo program, America turned that dream into reality. This exclusive 12-Part HBO Miniseries Event tells the full story of the Apollo space program, from the 1961 Presidential challenge that inspired it to the 1969-72 lunar voyages that defined it.

    • EPISODE 1

    Can We Do This?

    NASA responds to John F. Kennedy's challenge of landing a man on the moon with a group of new astronauts for the Gemini Program, who work toward the eventual lunar voyage with a series of risky and groundbreaking earth-orbit missions.

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    • 59 Minutes

    NASA responds to John F. Kennedy's challenge of landing a man on the moon with a group of new astronauts for the Gemini Program, who work toward the eventual lunar voyage with a series of risky and groundbreaking earth-orbit missions.

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    • 59 Minutes
    • EPISODE 2

    Apollo 1

    The tragic death of Apollo's first three astronauts during a pre-launch test haunts the spacecraft's designers, as they struggle to come to terms with what happened, and find a way to save the moon program.

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    • 1 Hour

    The tragic death of Apollo's first three astronauts during a pre-launch test haunts the spacecraft's designers, as they struggle to come to terms with what happened, and find a way to save the moon program.

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    • 1 Hour
    • EPISODE 3

    We Have Cleared the Tower

    A documentary film crew follows the final preparations for the first manned Apollo launch. Now behind schedule due to the Apollo 1 fire, astronauts and launch pad personnel bet their lives--and America's space future--on its success.

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    • 59 Minutes

    A documentary film crew follows the final preparations for the first manned Apollo launch. Now behind schedule due to the Apollo 1 fire, astronauts and launch pad personnel bet their lives--and America's space future--on its success.

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    • 59 Minutes
    • EPISODE 4

    1968

    NASA takes its boldest and most controversial step--an attempt to fly men around the moon and back for the first time in history--at the end of one of the most cataclysmic years of the century.

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    • 54 Minutes

    NASA takes its boldest and most controversial step--an attempt to fly men around the moon and back for the first time in history--at the end of one of the most cataclysmic years of the century.

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    • 54 Minutes
    • EPISODE 5

    Spider

    Engineers at Grumman Aviation work with NASA and the Apollo 9 astronauts to design, build, and finally test-fly the world's first true space ship--a 'lunar module' which will hopefully land the first humans on the moon.

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    • 56 Minutes

    Engineers at Grumman Aviation work with NASA and the Apollo 9 astronauts to design, build, and finally test-fly the world's first true space ship--a 'lunar module' which will hopefully land the first humans on the moon.

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    • 56 Minutes
    • EPISODE 6

    Mare Tranquilitatis

    The glare of the public eye, conflicts among the crew, disastrous simulations, and a series of harrowing last-minute crises threaten the Apollo 11 astronauts' success at pulling off NASA's crowning achievement--the first lunar landing.

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    • 56 Minutes

    The glare of the public eye, conflicts among the crew, disastrous simulations, and a series of harrowing last-minute crises threaten the Apollo 11 astronauts' success at pulling off NASA's crowning achievement--the first lunar landing.

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    • 56 Minutes
    • EPISODE 7

    That's All There Is

    A jet crash that kills one of his colleagues moves rookie Alan Bean from 'forgotten astronaut' to lunar module pilot on the second moon landing. He experiences fear, amazement, disappointment, hilarity, and, most of all, camaraderie aboard 'history's ultimate anticlimax.'

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    • 49 Minutes

    A jet crash that kills one of his colleagues moves rookie Alan Bean from 'forgotten astronaut' to lunar module pilot on the second moon landing. He experiences fear, amazement, disappointment, hilarity, and, most of all, camaraderie aboard 'history's ultimate anticlimax.'

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    • 49 Minutes
    • EPISODE 8

    We Interrupt This Program

    As the life-threatening consequences of the Apollo 13 accident escalate in real time, so do the tensions among the NASA press corps covering it. Among them, a respected, old-school TV journalist questions the confrontational methods of a younger, slicker colleague.

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    • 48 Minutes

    As the life-threatening consequences of the Apollo 13 accident escalate in real time, so do the tensions among the NASA press corps covering it. Among them, a respected, old-school TV journalist questions the confrontational methods of a younger, slicker colleague.

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    • 48 Minutes
    • EPISODE 9

    For Miles & Miles

    America's first man in space, Alan Shepard, is grounded with an inner ear disorder. A thankless new desk job starts to look permanent, until fate--and surgery--bring him a chance to rescue the space program.

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    • 49 Minutes

    America's first man in space, Alan Shepard, is grounded with an inner ear disorder. A thankless new desk job starts to look permanent, until fate--and surgery--bring him a chance to rescue the space program.

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    • 49 Minutes
    • EPISODE 10

    Galileo Was Right

    Geology guru Lee Silver helps Dave Scott and his Apollo 15 crew unravel the moon's mysterious origins by teaching them to become his lunar surrogates, and thus the first fully-trained 'field observers' on another world.

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    • 55 Minutes

    Geology guru Lee Silver helps Dave Scott and his Apollo 15 crew unravel the moon's mysterious origins by teaching them to become his lunar surrogates, and thus the first fully-trained 'field observers' on another world.

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    • 55 Minutes
    • EPISODE 11

    The Original Wives' Club

    A group of young military wives struggle with their new 'jobs' handling both the national spotlight and a demanding home front. Meanwhile, their astronaut husbands lose themselves in the pursuit of a national goal alternately competitive, glamorous, and deadly.

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    • 57 Minutes

    A group of young military wives struggle with their new 'jobs' handling both the national spotlight and a demanding home front. Meanwhile, their astronaut husbands lose themselves in the pursuit of a national goal alternately competitive, glamorous, and deadly.

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    • 57 Minutes
    • EPISODE 12

    Le Voyage dans la Lune

    The bittersweet end of the Apollo program--and the final manned journey to another planet--is juxtaposed with a light-hearted recreation of the first cinematic imagining of such an endeavor, the 1902 French silent classic 'Voyage to the Moon.'

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    • 59 Minutes

    The bittersweet end of the Apollo program--and the final manned journey to another planet--is juxtaposed with a light-hearted recreation of the first cinematic imagining of such an endeavor, the 1902 French silent classic 'Voyage to the Moon.'

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    • 59 Minutes
    • EPISODE 101

    From the Earth to the Moon: Trailer

    A preview of the riveting 12-Part Miniseries Event tells the full story of the Apollo space program.

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    A preview of the riveting 12-Part Miniseries Event tells the full story of the Apollo space program.

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    • 37 Seconds
    • EPISODE 102

    From the Earth to the Moon: Inside the Remastering Process

    Go behind the scenes for this look at how the acclaimed miniseries 'From the Earth to the Moon' was remastered in time to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo moon landing.

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    • 11 Minutes

    Go behind the scenes for this look at how the acclaimed miniseries 'From the Earth to the Moon' was remastered in time to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo moon landing.

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    • 11 Minutes
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