TV Mini-Series | TV-14 | | Action, Drama, History
Several of the Houston flight controllers are played by actors reprising the same roles from the film Apollo 13 (1995).
It's so quiet.
Donn Eisele: Yeah. I wonder where Guenter Wendt.
On several occasions we see the descent engine of the lunar module blowing a bright white flame like a Star Wars spaceship. In actuality, the hypergolic fuels used in the LM did not produce a visible plume. In the vaccuum of space, the only visible effect would be the dust being blown away or, in the case of the ascent engine, the descent stage being blown apart.