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When We Left Earth: The NASA Missions (2008–2008)

TV Mini-series | 48 min | Documentary, History

Narrated by award-winning actor Gary Sinise, WHEN WE LEFT EARTH is the incredible story of humankind's greatest adventure, as it happened, told by the people who were there. From the early quest of the Mercury program to put a man in space...See moreNarrated by award-winning actor Gary Sinise, WHEN WE LEFT EARTH is the incredible story of humankind's greatest adventure, as it happened, told by the people who were there. From the early quest of the Mercury program to put a man in space, to the historic moon landings, through the Soyuz link-up and the first un-tethered space walk by Bruce McCandless, this is how the space age came of age. The vivid HD series features vintage rushes and all the key onboards filmed by the astronauts themselves. The sequences are captured by cameras onboard the spaceships, enabling the series to tell the stories in a depth never seen before. Written by Official Site See less
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Updated Nov 18, 2008

Release date (First episode)
Jun 8, 2008 (United States)

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49 cast members
Name STARmeter Episodes Known for
Gene Kranz
Self - Flight Director / Self / Self - Assistant Flight Director / Self - Missions Operations Director Self - Flight Director / Self / Self - Assistant Flight Director / Self - Missions Operations Director   See fewer
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7
Gary Sinise
Narrator Narrator   See fewer
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6
Jim Lovell
Self / Self - Apollo 13 / Self - Apollo 8 / Self - Gemini 7 Self / Self - Apollo 13 / Self - Apollo 8 / Self - Gemini 7   See fewer
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5
Eugene Cernan
Self / Self - Apollo 10 / Self - Apollo 17 / Self - Gemini 9 Self / Self - Apollo 10 / Self - Apollo 17 / Self - Gemini 9   See fewer
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5
Buzz Aldrin
Self / Self - Apollo 11 / Self - Gemini 12 Self / Self - Apollo 11 / Self - Gemini 12   See fewer
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5
Christopher Kraft
Self / Self - Flight Director / Self - Mission Control Self / Self - Flight Director / Self - Mission Control   See fewer
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4
Neil Armstrong
Self / Self - Apollo 11 / Self - Gemini 8 / Self - X-15 Test Pilot Self / Self - Apollo 11 / Self - Gemini 8 / Self - X-15 Test Pilot   See fewer
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4
Frank Borman
Self / Self - Apollo 8 / Self - Gemini 7 Self / Self - Apollo 8 / Self - Gemini 7   See fewer
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3
Jay Barbree
Self - Space Correspondant Self - Space Correspondant   See fewer
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3
Charles Duke
Self / Self - Apollo 16 / Self - CAPCOM Apollo 11 Self / Self - Apollo 16 / Self - CAPCOM Apollo 11   See fewer
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3
Bruce McCandless II
Self / Self - CAPCOM Apollo 11 / Self - Shuttle Astronaut Self / Self - CAPCOM Apollo 11 / Self - Shuttle Astronaut   See fewer
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3
John Young
Self - Apollo 16 / Self - Gemini 3 / Self - Shuttle Commander Self - Apollo 16 / Self - Gemini 3 / Self - Shuttle Commander   See fewer
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3
Jim McDivitt
Self / Self - Apollo 9 / Self - Gemini 4 Self / Self - Apollo 9 / Self - Gemini 4   See fewer
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3
Story Musgrave
Self - Shuttle Astronaut Self - Shuttle Astronaut   See fewer
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2
Jeffrey Hoffman
Self - Shuttle Astronaut Self - Shuttle Astronaut   See fewer
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2
Glynn Lunney
Self - Flight Controller / Self - Flight Director Self - Flight Controller / Self - Flight Director   See fewer
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2
Ed Weiler
Self - Chief Scientist, Hubble Self - Chief Scientist, Hubble   See fewer
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2
Bill Anders
Self / Self - Apollo 8 Self / Self - Apollo 8   See fewer
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2
Susan Borman
Self / Self - Wife Self / Self - Wife   See fewer
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2
Robert Gibson
Self - Shuttle Commander Self - Shuttle Commander   See fewer
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2
Barbara Morgan
Self - Shuttle Astronaut Self - Shuttle Astronaut   See fewer
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2
Valerie Anders
Self / Self - Wife Self / Self - Wife   See fewer
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2
Robert L. Crippen
Self - Shuttle Pilot Self - Shuttle Pilot   See fewer
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1
Alan Bean
Self - Apollo 12 Self - Apollo 12   See fewer
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1
Fred Haise
Self - Apollo 13 Self - Apollo 13   See fewer
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1
Milt Heflin
Self - Flight Director Self - Flight Director   See fewer
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1
John Glenn
Self - Mercury Astronaut Self - Mercury Astronaut   See fewer
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1
Kathryn Thornton
Self - Shuttle Astronaut Self - Shuttle Astronaut   See fewer
Members only
1
Jerry Linenger
Self - Shuttle Astronaut Self - Shuttle Astronaut   See fewer
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1
Scott Carpenter
Self - Mercury Astronaut Self - Mercury Astronaut   See fewer
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1
Joe Kerwin
Self - Skylab 2 Self - Skylab 2   See fewer
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1
David Wolf
Self - Shuttle Astronaut Self - Shuttle Astronaut   See fewer
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1
Scott E. Parazynski
Self - Shuttle Astronaut Self - Shuttle Astronaut   See fewer
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1
Scott D. Altman
Self - Shuttle Pilot Self - Shuttle Pilot   See fewer
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1
George Bush
Self - 41st President Self - 41st President   See fewer
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1
Lowell Grissom
Self - Gus Grissom's Brother Self - Gus Grissom's Brother   See fewer
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1
Al Worden
Self - Apollo 15 Self - Apollo 15   See fewer
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1
Jim Lewis
Self - Helicopter Pilot Self - Helicopter Pilot   See fewer
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1
Michael E. López-Alegría
Self - ISS Commander Self - ISS Commander   See fewer
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1
Ken Bowersox
Self - Shuttle Commander Self - Shuttle Commander   See fewer
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1
Owen Garriott
Self - Skylab 3 Self - Skylab 3   See fewer
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1
Steve Hawley
Self - Shuttle Astronaut Self - Shuttle Astronaut   See fewer
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1
Jon Clark
Self - Shuttle Flight Surgeon Self - Shuttle Flight Surgeon   See fewer
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1
Kathy Sullivan
Self - Shuttle Astronaut Self - Shuttle Astronaut   See fewer
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1
Evelyn Husband
Self - Wife Self - Wife   See fewer
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1
Loren Shriver
Self - Shuttle Astronaut Self - Shuttle Astronaut   See fewer
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1
Members only
1
Bill Reeves
Self - Flight Director Self - Flight Director   See fewer
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1
Eileen Collins
Self - Shuttle Astronaut Self - Shuttle Astronaut   See fewer
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1
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8.8 / 10 | 1,823 votes