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Offline SpaceDonkey

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Accurate edition of Apollo 11 (2019) movie?
« on: January 25, 2023, 12:41:37 AM »
Hello all,

First thanks to those of you contributing to making this website, and the Apollo 11 (2019) movie a reality. These are awesome projects, and the movie is one of my favorite. I had the chance to meet the person who worked on audio mastering at a screening at Goddard Space Flight Center and it was great. I gladly organize screenings at scientific conferences, with friends and family, or just me and my dog.

The one thing that has bothered me however is that the movie contains ONE inaccuracy. I just wish it was completely accurate so I wouldn't have to add the caveat each time I introduce it.

With that said, does anyone know of an edition of the movie where the sequence in which the biomedical sensor on Collins (and the funny réplique that concerns) is placed in the correct chronological order of the mission (on return to Earth)?


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Re: Accurate edition of Apollo 11 (2019) movie?
« Reply #1 on: January 31, 2023, 01:14:53 PM »
Thanks for your message. I think must have been that person at Goddard screening the film in 2019.

The movie contains many inaccuracies. Many :/ I won't ruin the film for you by listing them.

With that said, it's still very very accurate on the spectrum of the film industry in general. Apollo in Real Time endeavours to always push towards accuracy because we don't have to be entertaining to a general audience in a movie theatre. I think the best intro for the Apollo 11 film would be to point out that it has been made as historically accurate as possible, but if it's accuracy your audience members crave, they should check out Apollo in Real Time, the Apollo Flight Journal, and the Apollo Lunar Surface Journal after the film.