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Apollo 11: Humanity Writ Large

The documentary ‘Apollo 11’ is magnificent, beautiful, and humbling.

It’s simplistic and linear in construction, because it didn’t need to be anything else. It presents the incredible feat of humanity’s first journey to another world as basic matter of fact, with no narration save that of audio recordings of the event itself. 1,684 more words

Crude Reviews

Apollo 13

“9PM Eastern daylight time” BLANK/ SKIP 24 sec.

“…being up there tonight” MUTE 1 sec.

“….recognize the exemplary…” MUTE 3 sec.

“You look harder while….” BLANK/ SKIP 7 sec. 488 more words

The situation you're ALREADY in

Apollo 13 was a movie starring Tom Hanks about a lunar mission that went off the rails. Remember that iconic line? “Houston, we have a problem.” 311 more words

The Up Devo

History's oddities

Thomas Jefferson and John Adams

US Presidents Thomas Jefferson and John Adams were both involved in drafting the US Declaration of Independence that was signed on 4 July 1776. 1,279 more words


Apollo 11

I never really was into astronauts. I saw the movie “The Right Stuff” when it first came out, and never turned back. I was hooked! Former history major, I dove head into the Mercury 7 project, Sputnik, Gemini program and the Apollo program. 248 more words

APOLLO 13 is tonight's Movies in the Park feature

Summer nights are the perfect escape from the hot days, especially when the River Market’s outdoor film series returns to the First Security Amphitheater.

Movies in the Park continues its 15th season tonight with Apollo 13. 222 more words


Trials. How Useful Are They?

Your Trial Will Become Your Triumph

‘Houston, we’ve had a problem,’ were the words of Jim Lovell on the evening of 13 April 1970. Nearly fifty-six hours into the mission to the moon, an explosion aboard the spacecraft plunged the crew into a fight for their survival. 150 more words