A two-hour documentary on National Geographic on Sunday, July 7 at 8pm, will feature never heard before recordings of the 1969 NASA Apollo Space Program.
Executive produced and directed by Tom Jennings, the doccy also reveals new footage and rare photographs of all 12 crew, to tell the complete story of their journey to the moon.
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the milestone, and commemorate - National Geographic declared July Space Month.
The film weaves together more than 500 hours of footage, 800 hours of audio and 10,000 photos, using Jennings’ signature style of first-person storytelling to take viewers behind the scenes. This intimate, immersive account spans the full sweep of NASA’s Apollo Space Program — from the ill-fated Apollo 1 mission, which claimed the lives of three astronauts, to the final flight that brought the program to a close.
We chatted with Tom Jennings to share more about the Apollo: Mission to the Moon.