What "First Man" Gets Fabulously Right About NASA: An Interview with Apollo 15 Astronaut Al Worden

Credit: Courtesy of Universal PicturesFirst Man, the highly anticipated new biopic about Neil Armstrong, stunningly portrays the person who first set foot upon the moon in all his many juxtapositions and contrasts. The man who remains a public icon but who fiercely guarded his privacy; the quiet and reticent hero who had a disarmingly wry sense of humor; the steely-eyed missile man who chased his young sons around the house in wild fun.Starring Ryan Gosling as Armstrong and Claire Foy as Armstrong’s wife Janet, First Man puts you inside the cramped, dark spacecraft of the Apollo 11 mission along with the crew, with all the deafening rocket blasts and shuddering intensity required to escape the bounds of Earth. But then suddenly you are immersed in quiet, grandiose views of space, including scenes shot in IMAX showing the “magnificent desolation” of the moon. These changes of perspective underscore Armstrong’s testament early in the film of how space exploration changes a person’s outlook and

What Neil Armstrong Biopic First Man Gets Right and Wrong About the Moon Landing

Ryan Gosling's turn as the first man on the moon holds up to the truth

Fri 12 Oct 18 from TIME

What Made Neil Armstrong the Right Man to Be First on the Moon, as Told in 1969

Initially, he didn't even want to be an astronaut

Fri 12 Oct 18 from TIME

First Man: a new vision of the Apollo 11 mission to set foot on the Moon

Director Damien Chazelle and actor Ryan Gosling portray a a fallible and complex Neil Armstrong, say Alice Gorman and Heather L. Robinson.

Fri 12 Oct 18 from Cosmos Magazine

First Man: A new vision of the Apollo 11 mission to set foot on the moon, Thu 11 Oct 18 from Phys.org

How Neil Armstrong’s Moon Spacesuit Was Preserved for Centuries to Come

What might be the most celebrated suit of clothing ever made cost an awful lot for the exceedingly short time it was used. The price tag: $670,000 in 2018 dollars. The useful life: about two ...

Fri 12 Oct 18 from TIME

Future Moon Mission May be Needed to Solve Mystery in 'First Man'

Sometime in perhaps the not too distant future, a robotic rover, or maybe even an astronaut, will visit a small crater on the moon to answer a mystery inspired by the movie "First Man." (Spoiler ...

Mon 15 Oct 18 from SPACE.com

Starring Ryan Gosling, ‘First Man’ recreates the trials and triumphs of the Apollo 11 hero and NASA icon in vivid detail.

Credit: Courtesy of Universal PicturesFirst Man, the highly anticipated new biopic about Neil Armstrong, stunningly portrays the person who first set foot upon the moon in all ...

Fri 12 Oct 18 from Discovery News

First Man review: Awe-inspiring space drama brings you the moon and stars - CNET

Ryan Gosling and Damian Chazelle's immersive drama stunningly recounts the small steps that led to humanity's giant leap.

Fri 12 Oct 18 from CNET

Video: What First Man does and doesn’t say about Neil Armstrong

We kick off a new video series by looking at the most unknowable man in the astronaut corps.

Fri 12 Oct 18 from Arstechnica

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