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French title : First Man : le premier homme sur la Lune
Ryan Gosling (Neil Armstrong)
Claire Foy (Janet Shearon, his wife)
Corey Stoll (Buzz Aldrin)
Kyle Chandler (Deke Slayton)
- 1 Boeing NB-52 Stratofortress
- 2 North American X-15A-3
- 3 Unidentified Aircraft
- 4 Piasecki H-21 Workhorse
- 5 Martin Titan II GLV (Gemini Launch Vehicle)
- 6 Lockheed McDonnell Agena Target Vehicle
- 7 Bell Lunar Landing Training Vehicle
- 8 Saturn V Apollo
- 9 North American Apollo Command/Service Module
- 10 Grumman Lunar Module LM-5
- 11 See also
(top right) One of the Boeing NB-52 used as mother ship.
Backwards camera during the climb towards the space frontier.
End of 20 December 1961 flight.
North American X-15A-3 s/n 56-6672.
Same aircraft in other movies at IMPDb: Frequently Seen Aircraft (Military Fixed-Wing).
Note : the altitude was 81,000 feet not more 138,000 as seen at 3mn30. Armstrong never exceeded 133,500 (maximum reach on 17 January 1962).
A desk model seen in the background when Niel is studying the Delta Wing, the day following his flight which ballooned back up on high atmosphere.
On the desk, a magazine is open and is displaying British Deltas (maybe Handley Page HP.115).
NOTA : the next view, there is a close view with a press digest with the X-15 in title of a paper about NASA's selection of astronauts for the Gemini program.
Seen in the distance on the left, hidden by the dust cloud.
Seen too in When We Left Earth: The NASA Missions.
On May 6, 1968, Armstrong ejected safely from the Lunar Landing Research Vehicle #1 but set is closest to a Lunar Landing Training Vehicle.
Apollo X then Apollo XI.