Rating 0/5
Resource Type Movie
Topics Outer space flight explore films
Submitted by sfvue
Date Submitted Sat 16 Jan 2016
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It was the understatement of the century: "Houston, we have a problem." Ron Howard's docudrama about the ill-fated Apollo mission to the moon brilliantly recreated the claustrophobic tension of three astronauts unable to return to Earth when their capsule suffers internal damage. To achieve the effect of weightlessness, the cast and crew logged almost 600 flights in NASA's KC-135 airplane (nicknamed the "Vomit Comet"), which is used for space training simulation.

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