Modern Marvels

Season 11 Episode 28

Apollo 11

Aired Wednesday 10:00 PM Jul 21, 2004 on The History Channel
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As mankind's greatest achievement of the 20th century, Apollo 11 stood as the apogee of science, exploration, flight, and technological prowess. In scarcely 10 years, America went from rocketing monkeys to landing a man on the moon. Leaving Earth on July 16, 1969, Neil Armstrong, Edwin Aldrin, and Mike Collins pushed the limits of skill and endurance. See and experience the flight of Apollo 11 through the eyes of the astronauts, mission controllers, engineers, and designers who made it happen.moreless
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      • Narrator: Destination: the Moon. Eight years, legions of men, brilliant rocket scientists, industrial giants and thousands of engineers. The technology they created was powerful, breathtaking and dangerous. Soon three brave men would ride atop the mighty rocket and for a priceless moment the world would be united in wonder. Now: Apollo 11 on Modern Marvels.

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      • Commentators:

        Buzz Aldrin
        Lunar Module Pilot, Apollo 11

        Eugene F. Kranz
        Flight Director, Apollo 11

        Andrew Chaikin
        Author, A Man on the Moon

        Byron Wood
        VP & GM, Rocketdyne

        Robert Biggs
        F-1 Engineer, Rocketdyne

        Jack King
        NASA Countdown Commentator, Apollo 11

        Stephen Bales
        Guidance Officer, Apollo 11

        Dick Dunne
        Former Director, Public Affairs, Grumman

        Charlie Duke
        Landing CapCom, Apollo 11

      • Executive Producer: Don Cambou
        Writer: Rod Pyle
        Producer: Rod Pyle
        Line Producer: Paul Dzilvelis
        Associate Producer: Emily Lau
        Editor: Scott Kelly
        Narrator: Max Raphael
        Music: Guy Thomas
        Producer: Bruce Nash
        Creator: Bruce Nash
        Production Manager: Shelia Collins
        Post Producer: Tim Knauff
        Clearance Supervisor: Katie Del Core
        Director of Research: Anthony Lacques
        Production Controller: Dani Eslin
        Accountant: Judy Gordon
        Accountant: Sheridan Liu
        Coordinator: Rosalyn McVay
        Researcher: Mikki Del Monico
        Clearance Coordinator: D.W. Blakeslee
        Production Assistant: Jeffery Perkins
        Voice over Coordinator: Mikki Del Monico
        Assistant Editor: Laura Steinhoff
        Assistant Post Coordinator: Alexander Rubinow
        Post Assistant: Gaylen Kobayashi
        Camera: Keith Barefoot
        Camera: Richard Beckermann
        Camera: Gary Boyer
        Camera: Gary Corrigan
        Camera: Dan Fried
        Camera: Sam Griffin
        Camera: Lon Magdich
        Camera: Julye Newlin
        Field Audio: Paul Gramaglia
        Field Audio: Mike Marston
        Field Audio: York Phelps
        Field Audio: Dino Quaglietta
        Field Audio: Chris Weston
        Field Audio: Paul Wustrack
        Online Editor: John Price
        Sound Mixer: Paul Ray
        Animation: Tak Productions, INC
        Animation: Threshold Digital research Labs
        Historical Consultant: Eric Jones

        Special Thanks:
        Cheri Armstrong
        Ted Benham
        Boeying Rocketdyne
        Katie Borsche
        Lisa Cannon
        Bob Carlton
        Lt. Benjamin Alvin Drew
        Andrea Farmer
        Gayle Frere
        Sandy Grantham
        Mark Gray
        Chris Kraft
        John Keeler Mitchell
        NASA - Johnson Space Center
        NASA - Kennedy Space Center
        Louis Parker
        Space Center Houston
        Kandy Warren
        Wilbur F. Wilhelm

        Executive Producer: Beth Dietrich-Segarra
        Produced by Actuality Productions, INC

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