13 Minutes to the Moon

"You heard ‘fire’. Then you heard a scream." The Apollo 1 tragedy and what happened 21 months later – Apollo’s first successful manned mission into Earth’s orbit. With Kevin Fong.


George Abbey

Walt Cunningham

Glynn Lunney

Gerry Griffin

John Aaron

Jerry Bostick

Courtesy of the Johnson Space Center Oral History Project:

Chris Kraft

Gene Kranz

Wally Schirra

George Jeffs

Courtesy of CBS News:

Gus Grissom

Ed White

Roger Chaffee

Theme music by Hans Zimmer for Bleeding Fingers Music