From the Earth to the Moon

  • 1998
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

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 Hanks also directed) melds those elements into re-creations of two major missions: the exhilarating (more…)

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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.

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  • Premiered: April 1, 1998
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: 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)

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