This is the incredible story of Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins, who risked everything to become the first astronauts to land on the moon, and the huge pressure on them succeeding at any cost would change their lives for ever.
On July 20, 1969, three men made history as the astronauts on a mission to land on the moon. The gruelling eight-day journey aboard Apollo 11 was one of the most watched televised events ever. This incredible film tells their story of what it was like to be at the heart of the mission that changed the world.
Starring Andre Lincoln (The Walking Dead, Love Actually), Daniel Lapaine (Hotel Babylon, Muriel’s Wedding), James Marsters (Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Smallville) and Anna Maxwell Martin (Philomena), this drama weaves the story of the men who undertook this incredible mission with additional HD Nasa footage of Apollo 11 to bring together a unique testimony of this huge historic event. Written by Tony Basgallop (Hotel Babylon) and directed by Richard Dake, (Diana: The Last days of a Princess, 9/11: the Twin Towers), Moonshot is the story of the moment that united 600 million people around the world.