From the Earth to the Moon


60m 1998

Brief Synopsis

Series based on America's Apollo space program from 1961 to 1972. Episodes include: the birth of the space program; the probe into the fatal launch-pad blaze of Apollo 1, January 27, 1967; the countdown to launch Apollo 7, October 1968; the first moon orbit by Apollo 8, December 1968; Apollos 9 and

Film Details

Also Known As
la terre à la lune, terre à la lune
Release Date
1998
Production Company
Dan Lipe; Jerry Rose
Location
Kennedy Space Center, Cape Canavarel, Florida, USA; Tustin, Marine Air Corps Station, California, USA; Naval Training Center, Orlando, Florida, USA; Naval Utility Commission, Orlando, Florida, USA; Edwards Air Force Base, California, USA; Washington, DC, USA; Disney-MGM Studios, Orlando, Florida, USA; Anza Borrego State Park, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
60m

Synopsis

Series based on America's Apollo space program from 1961 to 1972. Episodes include: the birth of the space program; the probe into the fatal launch-pad blaze of Apollo 1, January 27, 1967; the countdown to launch Apollo 7, October 1968; the first moon orbit by Apollo 8, December 1968; Apollos 9 and 10, March and May 1969; the first lunar landing by Apollo 11, July 1969; the life of a lunar astronaut of Apollo 12, November 1969; the media's tabloidization of troubled mission Apollo 13, April 1970; Alan Shepard's return to space with Apollo 14, January - February 1971; Apollo 15, July - August 1971; the story of the astronauts' wives and children; and Apollo 17, the final mission, December 1972.

Cast

Patricia Johns

Krista Adair

Rick Forrester

Bruce Taylor

Arland Russell

Tchéky Karyo

Steve Raulerson

Jim Leavy

Keith Graham

Gary Cole

Wendy Womble

Sally Field

Elizabeth Morehead

Rus Blackwell

Michael Raynor

Dan Lauria

Tammy Arnold

Charlie Deaux

Lead Person

Keith Dorman

Lane Smith

Bryan Cranston

Marcelo Durst

Randy G Stephens

Joe Candelora

Maury Covington

Virginia Ellen Chappell

Brittany Snow

Chris Hogan

Michael Reynor

Robert Catrini

Gerard Russell

Robin O'dell

J C Quinn

Dakin Matthews

Brian Shields

John Travis

Ethan Phillips

Diedre O'connell

Mary Thompson Hunt

Gareth Williams

Phillip Martinez

Sally A Kolar

Reed Birney

Matthew Lussier

Stan Petter

John Wickersham

Kurt Smildsin

Tom Verica

Billy Flanigan

Michael Rafferty

Max Brown

Dylan Baker

Erich Hoffelder

Andrew Rubin

Harve Presnell

George Kapetan

Mason Adams

Brett Cullen

Brandon Ambrose

Deborah May

R Keith Harris

Arthur Taxier

Jeffrey Parrish

Kim Ostrenko

Robert Curtis Brown

Robert John Burke

Peter Horton

Kristian Truelson

Harold Fletcher

Delane Matthews

Hank Stone

David Cooper

Jim Piddock

Lamont Lofton

Ben Marley

Graham Timbes

Jeff Moldovan

Fran Costanza

John Nutten

Roger Ranney

Jerry Hardin

Dave Foley

Tom Nowicki

Tom Hanks

Key Howard

Joe Inscoe

Don Harvey

John Rothman

Peter Scolari

Janel Moloney

Jimmy Buffett

Dan Butler

Gary Rorman

Steve Howard

Debra Jo Rupp

Paul Kiernan

Holmes Osborne

Fredric Lane

Katie Austin

Jo Anderson

Max Wright

Kathy Tyrell

Jay T Becker

Ruth Reid

Peter Anthony

Elizabeth Perkins

Barry Bell

Cullen Douglas

George Bartenieff

Robert Serwatka

Tom Stearns

Dann Florek

Steve Zurk

Cary Elwes

Robby Preddy

Tony Goldwyn

John Hostetter

Ashleigh Ann Wood

Geoffrey Nauffts

Jim Busby

Jack Carroll

Kelly Collins

Bill Cordell

Graham Yost

Andrew Masset

Mark Harmon

Tommy Canary

Jan Taylor

Cyndi Vicino

Russell Warner

J Michael Hunter

Brandon Smith

Ric Reitz

Tim Goodwin

Marty Stonerock

Matt Craven

Cindy Maranne

Roger Bernard

John Mese

Joanna Garcia Swisher

Jeff Breslauer

Don Fowler

Jack Swanson

Linwood Sasser

Rick Warner

Alan Ruck

Jim Howard

Greg Neff

Colette Piceau Colangelo

Lowell Fenner

J. Larose

Mati Moralejo

Suzanne Arthur

Rita Wilson

Cynthia Stevenson

Jay Honeycutt

Steve Purnick

Nick Searcy

Pam Stuart

Ted Levine

Tom Amandes

Rick Lambert

Lead Person

Timothy Mclauglin

Joshua Malina

Lesa Thurman

Tim Bass

Isa Totah

Brian Brightman

Kim Vandenworm

Kieran Mulroney

Shawn Pyfrom

Joe Spano

Jobeth Williams

Mike Pniewski

Kristie Horton

John Michael Higgins

David Brisbin

Rhoda Griffis

Michael Roddy

Paul Mccrane

Tom Kouchalakos

Timothy A Franta

Heather Deoreo

Robert Walker

George Newbern

John Jackson

Ronny Cox

Jeff Evans

Jim S Williams

Lead Person

Jason Khoury

Ann Magnuson

Richard Brunton

Lead Person

Chris Ellis

Jeffrey Pillars

Janet Peterson

Gwen Hollander

Al Franken

Mikki Mckeever

Keith Flippen

Elliot Kachnycz

Crew

E W Adkins

Transportation Co-Captain

Michael Adkisson

Visual Effects

Aaron A Akins

Other

Aimee Alden

Other

William R Aldridge

Special Effects Foreman

William R Aldridge

Special Effects

David T. Altenau

Digital Effects Supervisor

Michael Anderson

Animator

Billy Apperson

Construction Coordinator

Ashley Armitage

Camera Assistant

Rick Ash

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Rémi Aubuchon

Screenplay

Grover Austin

Grip

Pat Ayotte

Grip

Chris Bailey

Effects Coordinator

Amy Brooke Baker

Screenplay

James Ball

Assistant Camera Operator

Jeff Beal

Music

Kathleen Beall

Assistant Location Manager

Cory Bedwell

Cgi Artist

Mike Bell

Grip

Keith Bernard

Grip

Bob Beverlin

Camera Assistant

Lee Bigelow

Script Supervisor

Bruce Blackman

Grip

Shannon Blake

Miniatures

Eileen Bobeck

Art Department Coordinator

Tony Bohorquez

Visual Effects

David Booth

Other

Erik Bork

Screenplay

Erik Bork

Coproducer

Jerry Bostick

Consultant

Michael Bostick

Producer

Kevin Bowers

Special Effects

Ira Boyd

Electrician

Robb Boyd

Music Editor

Michael Boyle

Sound Mixer

Mark Bradley

Graphics Coordinator

Robert Brinkmann

Photography

Jeremy Brock

Special Effects

Jonathan Brock

Assistant

Christopher S Brooks

Music Editor

Deborah Brown

Casting Director

Dwight Brown

Boom Operator

Bill Brummond

Steadicam Operator

Rusty Burrell

Assistant Camera Operator

James Busby

Consultant

Chip Byrd

Assistant Camera Operator

Chip Byrd

Camera Assistant

Kathy Byrd

Set Costumer

Rodney Byrd

Special Effects Foreman

Murdoch Campbell

Best Boy

Jeff Cannon

Boom Operator

David Carlson

Animator

Lee Carrick

Dolly Grip

Jennifer Carroll

Other

Rick Catrel

Grip

Andrew Chaikin

Book As Source Material

Andrew Chaikin

Consultant

Eric Chambers

Stunt Coordinator

Andrea Chew

Makeup Artist

Marg Chiaventone

Electrician

Conrad Chitwood

Construction Coordinator

Conrad Chitwood

Foreman

Jim Chizmar

Grip

Carolyn Chriss

Researcher

Lisa Zeno Churgin

Editor

Frank Claderia

Electrician

Andrew Clapp

Electrician

Gary Clay

Grip

Gary Clay

Best Boy Grip

Don E Cobb

Projectionist

Barry Cohen

On-Line Editor

Melissa "stanley" Cohen

Production Coordinator

Scott Cohn

Other

Mark Colicci

Assistant Camera Operator

Claudia Combee

Costumes

Randall William Cook

Visual Effects

Charles Cooley

Special Effects

Cora Lee Coomber

Construction

Melissa K. Cooper

Production Coordinator

Sundy Corbin

Craft Service

Christopher Cowen

Assistant

Harrison Craig

Visual Effects

Kevin Craig

Other

Jeffrey Cupernell

Visual Effects

Paul Curley

Other

Seth Curlin

Visual Effects

Russell E Curtis

Grip

Tony Cutrono

Director Of Photography

Tony Cutrono

Dp/Cinematographer

Burt Dalton

Special Effects Supervisor

Mason Daring

Music

Roger Darnell

Script Coordinator

Chuck Davis

Liaison

Herbert Davis

Camera Operator

Stefan Dechant

Storyboard Artist

Jeff Degrandis

Storyboard Artist

Albert Delgado

Special Effects

Terri Depaolo

Assistant

Suzy Diaz

Makeup Artist

Gina Dibari

Animator

Edward Dilks

Assistant Director

Jim Dillinger

Gaffer

Ty Thinh Do

Visual Effects

Tho Doan

Assistant Production Coordinator

Kitty Doris-bates

Art Director

Todd A Dos Reis

Assistant Camera Operator

Timothy Dunford

Camera Assistant

Timothy Dunford

Assistant Camera Operator

Steven Dunning

Post-Production Coordinator

Marcelo Durst

Dp/Cinematographer

Marcelo Durst

Director Of Photography

Joe Earle

Sound Effects Editor

Jody Echegaray

Line Producer

Jerry Edemann

Sound Supervisor

Michael J Edling

Foreman

Colin Edwards

Key Grip

Kevin Edwards

Grip

Elton Eloin

Effects Coordinator

Carlos Eskibel

Animator

George Espinosa

Grip

George Esposito

Grip

Fish Essenfeld

Visual Effects

Richard Falk

Electrician

Ernest D. Farino

Visual Effects Supervisor

Dana Fatic

Other

Shawn Faulconer

Researcher

Tom Ferda

Medic

Brad Fiedel

Music

David Fields

Hair Stylist

Craig Fincannon

Location Casting

Lisa Mae Fincannon

Location Casting

Mark Fincannon

Location Casting

Michael E. Finn

Assistant Director

Gary Romolo Fiorelli

Assistant Director

Jeffrey Alan Fiskin

Screenplay

Mark Fitzgerald

Editor

Wendy Fitzpatrick

Script Supervisor

Brenton Fletcher

Video Playback

Joan Foglia

Accountant

Joe Foglia

Sound Mixer

Lenny Fohrer

Effects Assistant

John Follmer

Visual Effects

Taren Freitas

Other

Mark Garner

Set Designer

Chris Gilman

Other

Stefanie Girard

Assistant Art Director

Michael Gooseman

Grip

Irv Gorman

Grip

Ken Gorrell

Special Effects

Susan Gotchell

Craft Service

Matthew Gratzner

Miniatures

Brian Grazer

Producer

Dave Green

Special Effects

Galen Green

Grip

Jim Green

Dolly Grip

Sam Greenmun

Other

Lee Grimes

Makeup Artist

Michael N Grossman

Assistant Director

Laurie Grotstein

Editor

Leda Gutierrez

Foreman

James R Hall

Grip

Thomas Halligan

Costumes

Carl Hamilton

Grip

Justin Hammond

Animator

Tom Hanks

Executive Producer

Tom Hanks

Other

Tom Hanks

Screenplay

John R Hansen

Production

Jim Harling

Video Assist/Playback

Andrew Harlow

Animator

John Harrington

Property Master

J Harris

Electrician

Josh Harrison

Assistant Camera Operator

Jane Hassinger

Hair Stylist

Erik Heinila

Photography

Keith Henderson

Assistant Editor

Jongwoo Heo

3-D Animator

Gilbert S Hernandez

Set Costumer

John Hoffman

Visual Effects

George Hoggard

Consultant

Jay Honeycutt

Consultant

Jeff Hooie

Transportation Captain

Michael E Hoover

Animator

Chris Hopkins

Art Department

James Newton Howard

Music

Ron Howard

Producer

Jason Hudak

Post-Production Assistant

Joseph Humphreys

Electrician

Ian Hunter

Miniatures

Harry Hurst

Special Effects

Dennis Hus

Grip

Dennis Hus

Key Grip

Robert Hutchins

Special Effects Supervisor

Inaki Imaz

3-D Animator

Anita Ingle

Photography

Tom Irvine

Assistant Director

Terri Irwin

Hair Stylist

Frank Isaacs

Visual Effects Supervisor

Film Details

Also Known As
la terre à la lune, terre à la lune
Release Date
1998
Production Company
Dan Lipe; Jerry Rose
Location
Kennedy Space Center, Cape Canavarel, Florida, USA; Tustin, Marine Air Corps Station, California, USA; Naval Training Center, Orlando, Florida, USA; Naval Utility Commission, Orlando, Florida, USA; Edwards Air Force Base, California, USA; Washington, DC, USA; Disney-MGM Studios, Orlando, Florida, USA; Anza Borrego State Park, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
60m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Aired in United States April 5, 1998

Aired in United States September 20, 2005

Released in United States on Video July 15, 1998

Released in United States on Video May 11, 1999

Released in United States on Video September 20, 2005

Estimated budget: $68,000,000 (series)

TNT bought the basic cable rights for approximately $6 million and began airing October 1, 2004.

Began shooting February 12, 1997.

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The episodes are entitled: "Can We Do This?" "Apollo 1," "We Have Cleared the Tower," "1968," "Spider," "Mare Tranquilitatis," "That's All There Is," "We Interrupt This Program," "For Miles and Miles," "Galileo Was Right," "The Original Wives Club" and "Le Voyage Dans La Lune."