PG-13 | | Biography, Drama, History
A look at the life of the astronaut, Neil Armstrong, and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the Moon on July 20, 1969.
Jason Clarke appears in the film as Edward H. White II. Clarke had previously starred as Sen. Ted Kennedy in Chappaquiddick (2017), which chronicled the Chappaquiddick incident that happened around the same time as the Apollo 11 moon landing. In Chappaquiddick's opening scene, Senator Kennedy is seen talking about JFK's promise to send men to the moon. The scene is followed by shots of a Saturn V/Apollo launch.
I don't know what space exploration will uncover, but I don't think it'll be exploration just for the sake of exploration. I think it'll be more the fact that it allows us to see things. That maybe we should have seen a long time ago. But just ...
Neil Armstrong never trained in the spin test device, known as MASTIF (multi-axis spin test inertia facility). The device was used for the original Mercury program astronauts but was deemed unrealistic and abandoned. It is considered an irony in space program history that Armstrong never trained in this device and yet is the only astronaut actually to experience the condition is simulated.
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$16,006,065 (USA) (14 October 2018)
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