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.

Starring:

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

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