From the Earth to the Moon

10 Worst Episodes of From the Earth to the Moon

The story of the United States' space program, from its beginnings in 1961 to the final moon mission in 1972.

Written by Sophie and last updated on oct 04, 2022.

PS: The following content contains spoilers!

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#10 - 1968 (Season 1 - Episode 4)

With all that had happened that year, 1968 looked as if it wouldn't be remembered fondly. But then Jim Lovell, Bill Anders and Frank Borman made the first journey toward the moon.

The episode was rated 8.16 from 101 votes.

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#9 - Apollo 1 (Season 1 - Episode 2)

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A horrible accident occurred on January 27, 1967 onboard Apollo 1, causing the deaths of Gus Grissom, Ed White and Roger Chaffee and it threatened to end the American space program.

The episode was rated 8.10 from 129 votes.

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#8 - That's All There Is (Season 1 - Episode 7)

From the perspective of Astronaut Alan Bean, see how he made an unexpected journey to the moon and his friendship with his Apollo 12 crew mates.

The episode was rated 8.10 from 92 votes.

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#7 - We Have Cleared the Tower (Season 1 - Episode 3)

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After the tragic Apollo 1 fire, NASA moves forward to get Apollo 7 ready.

The episode was rated 8.05 from 110 votes.

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#6 - Galileo Was Right (Season 1 - Episode 10)

Politics were the force behind going to the moon, but some actually wanted to learn something from the experience.

The episode was rated 8.05 from 78 votes.

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#5 - Can We Do This? (Season 1 - Episode 1)

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The Soviet Union has done the unthinkable by sending a man up to space. The United States enters the historic space race and the only way of winning is getting a man on the moon.

The episode was rated 7.99 from 188 votes.

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#4 - Le Voyage Dans La Lune (Season 1 - Episode 12)

The final part in the series focuses on the last Apollo mission, but also on the making of a film about the moon.

The episode was rated 7.85 from 55 votes.

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#3 - For Miles and Miles (Season 1 - Episode 9)

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Alan Shepard made history by becoming the first American to arrive into space, but his chance to return was denied after becoming sick. Despite that, Alan Shepard worked to make history again.

The episode was rated 7.55 from 76 votes.

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#2 - We Interrupt This Program (Season 1 - Episode 8)

A disaster has occurred onboard Apollo 13, putting the lives of it's crew in doubt. While the crew's story is very well known, see how things went on the ground for those that cover the news.

The episode was rated 7.44 from 89 votes.

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#1 - The Original Wives' Club (Season 1 - Episode 11)

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Astronauts did whatever was asked of them to make the journey into space, despite the risks and sacrifices. But their wives also had to make some tough sacrifices.

The episode was rated 7.05 from 56 votes.

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