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Apollo 13 - Journey to the Moon, Mars and Back

Apollo 13 - Journey to the Moon, Mars and Back

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WGBH Boston Video
Apollo 13: To The Edge And Back

"I could see a gaseous substance escaping...That's when it definitely occurred to me that we were in deep trouble...Very shortly, we'd be completely out of oxygen." These were the thoughts of James Lovell and the rest of the crew of the Apollo 13 as they heard the ominous explosion that robbed them of most of their oxygen, food and water - 200,000 miles from Earth.

Apollo 13: To the Edge and Back tells the gripping, true story of the catastrophic flight of the Apollo 13 and the heroic struggle to bring the astronauts back alive. With first-hand accounts from the pilots, their families, and the people of mission control, it documents a thrilling struggle against time and all odds and serves as a reminder that, in the words of James Lovell, "We do not realize what we have on Earth until we leave it."

Apollo 13 includes material that may not be appropriate for younger viewers. Viewer discretion is advised.

To The Moon

The mission was impossible. The odds were astronomical. The results were spectacular. NOVA presents the fascinating story behind the Apollo space program, including the most remarkable feat in human history - the historic walk on the moon in 1969. Meet the unsung heroes, experience the dangers and discover a broader range of Apollo perspectives than any space documentary ever produced.

MARS Dead or Alive

Two-thirds of all spacecraft previously launched to Mars never reached their destination. Now, in a pioneering and risky mission, twin rovers named Spirit and Opportunity hurtle towards Mars at 12,000 miles per hour, with Spirit scheduled to touch down first. Only then will Spirit be able to roll off the lander and begin its mission as a robot geologist, searching for clues that can tell us whether this harsh and barren planet was ever a place that could have supported life.

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