When We Left Earth: The NASA Missions (2008– )

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SUMMARY
Narrated by award-winning actor Gary Sinise, WHEN WE LEFT EARTH is the incredible story of humankind's greatest adventure, as it happened, told by the people who were there. From the early quest of the Mercury program to put a man in space, to the historic moon landings, through the Soyuz link-up and the first un-tethered space walk by Bruce McCandless, this is how the space age came of age. The vivid HD series features vintage rushes and all the key onboards filmed by the astronauts themselves. The sequences are captured by cameras onboard the spaceships, enabling the series to tell the stories in a depth never seen before. Written By Official Site  Less
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2009 | 2008 See all »

Filmmakers (82)

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  • Gene Kranz's primary photoGene Kranz Himself - Flight Director / Himself / Himself - Assistant Flight Director / Himself - Missions Operations Director  Less 184,462 7 2008–2009
  • Gary Sinise's primary photoGary Sinise Narrator  Less 3,493 6 2008
  • Jim Lovell's primary photoJim Lovell Himself / Himself - Apollo 13 / Himself - Apollo 8 / Himself - Gemini 7  Less 48,278 5 2008–2009
  • Eugene Cernan's primary photoEugene Cernan Himself / Himself - Apollo 10 / Himself - Apollo 17 / Himself - Gemini 9  Less 150,856 5 2008–2009
  • Buzz Aldrin's primary photoBuzz Aldrin Himself / Himself - Apollo 11 / Himself - Gemini 12  Less 27,301 5 2008–2009
  • Christopher Kraft's primary photoChristopher Kraft Himself / Himself - Flight Director / Himself - Mission Control  Less 3,275,705 4 2008–2009
  • Neil Armstrong's primary photoNeil Armstrong Himself / Himself - Apollo 11 / Himself - Gemini 8 / Himself - X-15 Test Pilot  Less 34,161 4 2008–2009
  • Frank Borman's primary photoFrank Borman Himself / Himself - Apollo 8 / Himself - Gemini 7  Less 489,555 3 2008–2009
  • Jay Barbree's primary photoJay Barbree Himself - Space Correspondant  Less 565,414 3 2008
  • Charles Duke's primary photoCharles Duke Himself / Himself - Apollo 16 / Himself - CAPCOM Apollo 11  Less 343,678 3 2008–2009
  • Bruce McCandless II's primary photoBruce McCandless II Himself / Himself - CAPCOM Apollo 11 / Himself - Shuttle Astronaut  Less 7,500,702 3 2008–2009
  • John Young's primary photoJohn Young Himself - Apollo 16 / Himself - Gemini 3 / Himself - Shuttle Commander  Less 574,626 3 2008
  • Jim McDivitt's primary photoJim McDivitt Himself / Himself - Apollo 9 / Himself - Gemini 4  Less 173,530 3 2008–2009
  • Story Musgrave's primary photoStory Musgrave Himself - Shuttle Astronaut  Less 241,591 2 2008
  • Jeffrey Hoffman's primary photoJeffrey Hoffman Himself - Shuttle Astronaut  Less 795,879 2 2008
  • Glynn Lunney's primary photoGlynn Lunney Himself - Flight Controller / Himself - Flight Director  Less 663,445 2 2008
  • Ed Weiler's primary photoEd Weiler Himself - Chief Scientist, Hubble  Less 3,892,417 2 2008
  • Bill Anders's primary photoBill Anders Himself / Himself - Apollo 8  Less 584,232 2 2008–2009
  • Susan Borman's primary photoSusan Borman Herself / Herself - Wife  Less 7,698,988 2 2008–2009
  • Robert Gibson's primary photoRobert Gibson Himself - Shuttle Commander  Less 2,518,449 2 2008
  • Barbara Morgan's primary photoBarbara Morgan Herself - Shuttle Astronaut  Less 517,835 2 2008
  • Valerie Anders's primary photoValerie Anders Herself / Herself - Wife  Less 968,526 2 2008–2009
  • Robert L. Crippen's primary photoRobert L. Crippen Himself - Shuttle Pilot  Less 1,710,803 1 2008
  • Alan Bean's primary photoAlan Bean Himself - Apollo 12  Less 351,841 1 2008
  • Fred Haise's primary photoFred Haise Himself - Apollo 13  Less 414,503 1 2008
  • Milt Heflin's primary photoMilt Heflin Himself - Flight Director  Less 4,909,780 1 2008
  • John Glenn's primary photoJohn Glenn Himself - Mercury Astronaut  Less 74,257 1 2008
  • Kathryn Thornton's primary photoKathryn Thornton Herself - Shuttle Astronaut  Less 4,122,366 1 2008
  • Jerry Linenger's primary photoJerry Linenger Himself - Shuttle Astronaut  Less 1,468,301 1 2008
  • Scott Carpenter's primary photoScott Carpenter Himself - Mercury Astronaut  Less 330,914 1 2008
  • Joe Kerwin's primary photoJoe Kerwin Himself - Skylab 2  Less 1,071,283 1 2008
  • David Wolf's primary photoDavid Wolf Himself - Shuttle Astronaut  Less 6,407,122 1 2008
  • Scott E. Parazynski's primary photoScott E. Parazynski Himself - Shuttle Astronaut  Less 7,504,656 1 2008
  • Scott D. Altman's primary photoScott D. Altman Himself - Shuttle Pilot  Less 518,140 1 2008
  • George Bush's primary photoGeorge Bush Himself - 41st President  Less 40,527 1 2008
  • Lowell Grissom's primary photoLowell Grissom Himself - Gus Grissom's Brother  Less 731,986 1 2008
  • Al Worden's primary photoAl Worden Himself - Apollo 15  Less 969,623 1 2008
  • Jim Lewis's primary photoJim Lewis Himself - Helicopter Pilot  Less 5,555,244 1 2008
  • Michael E. López-Alegría's primary photoMichael E. López-Alegría Himself - ISS Commander  Less 1,240,609 1 2008
  • Ken Bowersox's primary photoKen Bowersox Himself - Shuttle Commander  Less 259,084 1 2008
  • Owen Garriott's primary photoOwen Garriott Himself - Skylab 3  Less 605,803 1 2008
  • Steve Hawley's primary photoSteve Hawley Himself - Shuttle Astronaut  Less 734,930 1 2008
  • Jon Clark's primary photoJon Clark Himself - Shuttle Flight Surgeon  Less 5,168,971 1 2008
  • Kathy Sullivan's primary photoKathy Sullivan Herself - Shuttle Astronaut  Less 5,785,697 1 2008
  • Evelyn Husband's primary photoEvelyn Husband Herself - Wife  Less 703,976 1 2008
  • Loren Shriver's primary photoLoren Shriver Himself - Shuttle Astronaut  Less 2,076,492 1 2008
  • Michael Collins's primary photoMichael Collins Himself  Less 206,401 1 2009
  • Bill Reeves's primary photoBill Reeves Himself - Flight Director  Less 947,117 1 2008
  • Eileen Collins's primary photoEileen Collins Herself - Shuttle Astronaut  Less 6,883,954 1 2008
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