Apollo 9: Spider Takes Flight

Genres - Science & Technology  |   Run Time - 300 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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In this release that takes space-exploration enthusiasts into orbit for the first manned flight of Apollo 9, television transmissions and onboard footage combine with training, launch, and recovery footage to paint the most vivid portrait of this vital mission ever seen outside the control rooms of NASA. If it weren't for the success of Apollo 9, mankind may have never set foot on the moon. Here, as science-fiction becomes scientific reality, audiences can witness firsthand just how the space race finally kicked into full gear.

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astronaut, NASA, spacecraft, space-exploration, space-shuttle, space-travel