TV Mini-Series | TV-14 | | Action, Drama, History
One scene, where geologist Lee Silver tutors the Apollo 15 crews, was filmed in the same rock quarry where R2-D2 encounters the Jawas in Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977).
Astronaut James McDivitt:
It's a beautiful machine, Tom!
Tom Kelly: It is, isn't it?
Rusty Schweikart: You really think that thing is beautiful?
Astronaut James McDivitt: God no, it looks like a toaster oven with legs, but I'm not gonna tell him that.
In the episode that discusses the flight of Apollo 7, there is a scene in which the crew is descending from the tower elevator. In the background, a Saturn V rocket is clearly seen, but Apollo 7 was powered by a Saturn 1-B rocket.
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