From the Earth to the Moon1998 | TV Show
Tom Hanks was executive producer for this Emmy-winning 12-part drama on the U.S. space program. Spanning 1961 to '72, the series has all the right stuff---impressive scripts, elaborate special effects and solid performances by a large cast. Part 1 (which (more…)
Premiered: April 1, 1998
Season 1, Episode 5 Spider
First Aired: April 19, 1998
Part 5 re-creates the Apollo 9 mission, the first manned flight of the lunar module; and Apollo 10, the first lunar-module orbit of the moon. McDivitt: Conor O'Farrell. Cernan: Daniel Hugh Kelly. Schweickart: Kieran Mulroney. Carbee: Grant Shaud.