From The Earth To The Moon

Andy and Elton cover each episode of the 1998 HBO mini-series. Starting with the 1995 film Apollo 13 which acted as a springboard to cover the Apollo era of spaceflight and beyond.


All Episodes

First Man

Welcome back for the final time to From The Earth To The Moon Podcast. This time out Andy and Elton talk about the 2018 release FIRST MAN. First Man is a 2018 American biographical drama film directed by Damien Chazelle and written by Josh Singer. Based on the book First Man: The Life of Neil…

Part Twelve – Le Voyage Dans La Luna

Andy and Elton complete their journey From The Earth To The Moon as they review “Part Twelve – Le Voyage Dans La Luna”. The last manned Apollo mission to the moon is juxtaposed with Georges Méliès‘ filming of A Trip to the Moon (1902). We would like to thank each and every one of our listeners…

Part Eleven – The Original Wives Club

Apollo 16 did happen, honestly, but if you blink you might miss it in this episode. Andy and Elton review “Part Eleven – The Original Wives Club”. The lives of the astronaut wives during their NASA years and beyond – through speaking engagements and fashion shows, alcoholism and divorce. We do have a Facebook group if…

Part Ten – Galileo Was Right

They took a car to the moon, let that sink in for a bit……. The Astronauts also went back to school to study rocks. Andy and Elton review “Part Ten – Galileo Was Right”. The Apollo 15 astronauts and backup crew go through extensive geology training in preparation for their mission. We do have a…

Part Nine – For Miles And Miles

The third Apollo mission to land on the moon and we’re already playing golf. Let’s hope, next time out, they take a car so we can see a real sport. Andy and Elton review “Part Nine – For Miles And Miles”. Ten years after becoming the first American in space Alan Shepard battles back from…

Part Eight – We Interrupt This Program

We all know the dramatic story of Apollo 13, we’ve seen and reviewed the film, so what else is there to say? Well, we all want to hear a reporters side of the story….. right?   “Part Eight – We Interrupt This Program”. The Apollo 13 mission as seen through the reporting of two newscasters,…

Part Seven – That’s All There Is

Apparently, there was a mission between Apollo 11 (Chaps on the Moon) and Apollo 13 (Broke down on the way to the Moon) and it was called Apollo 12, so please join Andy and Elton as they review “Part Seven – That’s All There Is”. On the Apollo 12 mission rookie astronaut Alan Bean becomes the…

Part Six – Mare Tranquilitatis

We’ve made it to the Moon and with that welcome back to From The Earth To The Moon Podcast. Andy and Elton review “Part Six – Mare Tranquilitatis” Buzz Aldrin, Neil Armstrong, and Michael Collins prepare for the Apollo 11 mission to the moon. We do have a Facebook group if you’re interested, we’ll be…

Part Five – Spider

Welcome back to From The Earth To The Moon Podcast. Andy and Elton review “Part Five – Spider” The evolution of the lunar module at Grumman Aircraft Engineering. We do have a Facebook group if you’re interested, we’ll be posting any links and information over there for your consumption.       From The Earth To…