Apollo 11: A Night to Remember

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Astronomer Sir Patrick Moore presents rare archival footage of the first moon landing in this compilation of BBC coverage of the historic event. Watch as the Apollo 11 ascends to the heavens, see the astronauts' first, dramatic moonwalk, and witness the splashdown that brought the brave space explorers safely back to Earth. Intercut with the vintage live reports are the comments of BBC science reporter James Burke, who offers a detailed guide to space exploration by demonstrating the zero-gravity experience, ...
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Overview

Astronomer Sir Patrick Moore presents rare archival footage of the first moon landing in this compilation of BBC coverage of the historic event. Watch as the Apollo 11 ascends to the heavens, see the astronauts' first, dramatic moonwalk, and witness the splashdown that brought the brave space explorers safely back to Earth. Intercut with the vintage live reports are the comments of BBC science reporter James Burke, who offers a detailed guide to space exploration by demonstrating the zero-gravity experience, testing an escape chute, and revealing how astronauts relieve themselves while wearing bulky space suits.
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Special Features

17 min. episode from the program The Sky At Night; Patrick Moore biography
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/30/2009
  • UPC: 054961827596
  • Original Release: 2006
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  • Source: Acorn Media
  • Presentation: Black & White
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Language: English
  • Time: 1:58:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 49,181

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Sir Patrick Moore Participant
James Lee Burke Participant
Technical Credits
Paul Vanezis Director, Producer
Nick Patten Executive Producer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Apollo 11: A Night to Remember
1. Mankind's Greatest Adventure [6:02]
2. In Case of Emergency [2:22]
3. Cape Kennedy [1:49]
4. Countdown [6:05]
5. Liftoff [3:21]
6. The Command Module [4:06]
7. On Course [1:42]
8. Tour of the Ship [8:24]
9. Zero Gravity [4:13]
10. Lunar Orbit [1:59]
11. A Cratered Landscape [12:07]
12. Landing on the Moon [8:42]
13. Human Decision [2:01]
14. The Space Suit [6:43]
15. One Giant Leap [5:53]
16. The Contingency Sample [7:00]
17. The Second Man on the Moon [6:27]
18. Setting the Camera [7:12]
19. Experiments and Observations [2:50]
20. The Flag [3:16]
21. One-Sixth Gravity [2:17]
22. President Nixon [2:38]
23. Behind Schedule [5:02]
24. Leaving the Moon [4:34]
25. Closing/End Credits [1:04]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Apollo 11: A Night to Remember
   Play Feature
   Chapter Selection
   Bonus Program: The Sky at Night
      Play the Sky at Night
   Sir Patrick Moore Biography
   Subtitles: On/Off
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