Executive producer Tom Hanks shows off his fascination with the space program in this 12-part series covering the Apollo space program through the 1960s and '70s. Covers behind-the-scenes at NASA, the heroics of the astronauts and their missions, and the families that are left behind to wait and worry. On six cassettes.
HBO and Tom Hanks make a great team with this series, just a superb telling of the ins-and-outs of the massive effort behind the space race. Besides Hanks, there's lots of crossovers between this series and the Apollo 13 feature film.