When Apollo astronauts made the first voyages from the Earth to the Moon, NASA wanted to make sure they had round-trip tickets. Orbital mechanics ensued.
Narrator: Nancy O’Kane
- Mission graphics displayed in Red Giant’s Sports Graphics for Trapcode Suite
- Apollo CSM model from NASA’s 3D model database
- Lunar surface from spherized data by Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter
- Apollo 8 mission film from NASA documentary “Go for TLI” (1969)
- Earth spherized map data from NOAA