Mission Control: The Unsung Heroes of Apollo [read more]
Behind the Moon
As the world watched the outcome of the Apollo space missions, crowded around televisions and radios, the heroes of NASA - the controllers and support teams inside Mission Control - clenched their fists and sweated every detail through each liftoff and descent. Now, the compelling untold story behind this extraordinary team comes to life in the new film Mission Control: The Unsung Heroes of Apollo, which will arrive on global VOD and in select US theatres from 14th April, after its world premiere at the South by Southwest film festival in March.
US distributor Gravitas Ventures has secured worldwide rights from Haviland Digital to the compelling untold story behind this extraordinary team, told with unprecedented access to archival footage and stories from the men who lived it, including the creator of Mission Control, Dr. Chris Kraft, retired NASA Flight Directors Gene Kranz (portrayed by Ed Harris in Apollo 13), Glynn Lunney and Gerry Griffin. Also appearing are Flight Dynamics Officer Jerry Bostick, Flight Controller John Aaron, iconic astronaut Captain James Lovell (played by Tom Hanks in Apollo 13), and moonwalkers Charlie Duke and the late Captain Gene Cernan. The trailer is above (if you can see it).