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Mission Control: The Unsung Heroes of Apollo (2017)

Mission Control: The Unsung Heroes of Apollo
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $16,405Details
Home Market Performance
Est. Domestic DVD Sales $24,588 Details
Est. Domestic Blu-ray Sales $58,863 Details
Total Est. Domestic Video Sales $83,451
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Synopsis

At the heart of the Apollo space program and a remarkable decade of achievement was the team who worked in Mission Control.They were born against a backdrop of economic turmoil and global conflict. Some came from a rural lifestyle little changed from the 19th century. Others grew up in a gritty, blue-collar America of mines and smoke stacks. They ranged from kids straight out of college to those toughened by military service. But from such ordinary beginnings, an extraordinary team was born. They were setting out on what JFK called: “The most hazardous, dangerous, and greatest adventure upon which mankind has ever embarked” and through their testimony—and the supporting voices of Apollo astronauts and modern NASA flight directors—the film takes us from the faltering start of the program through the Mercury and Gemini missions, the tragedy of the Apollo 1 fire to the glories of the Moon landings.

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 13,601-13,700) 13,667 $16,405
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 18,601-18,700) 18,672 $16,405

See the Box Office tab (Domestic) and International tab (International and Worldwide) for more Cumulative Box Office Records.


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: April 14th, 2017 (Limited) by Gravitas Ventures
Video Release: June 27th, 2017 by Gravitas Ventures
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 101 minutes
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Keywords: Space Program, Early / Simultaneous Video on Demand release, 1960s, 1970s
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Genre:Documentary
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual
Production Companies: Haviland Digital
Production Countries: United Kingdom,
United States

Interviewee(s)

Charlie Duke    Himself
Eugene Cernan    Himself
Christopher Kraft    Himself
Ginger Kerrick    Himself
Courtenay McMiller    Herself
Gene Kranz    Himself
Glynn Lunney    Himself
Jerry Bostick    Himself
Jim Lovell    Himself
Ed Fendell    Himself

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Production and Technical Credits

   Director
Keith Haviland    Producer
Gareth Dodds    Producer
David Fairhead    Editor
Rick Houston    Associate Producer and Consultant
Nigel Barnes    Co-Producer
Pat Mills    Co-Producer
Mark Craig    Visual Effects Producer
Iain Henderson    Associate Producer
Lynn Hughes    Associate Producer
Andrew Vautier    Associate Producer
Rob Baldock    Associate Producer
Peter Kennedy    Associate Producer
Jeremy Oates    Associate Producer
Crispin Larratt    Sound Recordist
Ian Salvage    Director of Photography
Chris Roe    Composer

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