Series 1 Episode 1
First Broadcast: 9PM Sat 20 December 2008

The definitive story of going to the moon, told by those who went. Between 1969 and 1972 an elite group of men achieved an incredible dream. They were, and remain, the only human beings to set foot on the moon.

These personal testimonies are interwoven with digitally remastered footage from Nasa film archives, much of it previously unseen and all of it hauntingly evocative of a bygone era. The result is an intimate and epic film which vividly communicates the daring and the danger, the pride and the passion, of this band of special young men.

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In this unique documentary, crew members from every Apollo mission that flew to the moon are brought together for the first time to share their remarkable stories