Edgar Mitchell was an American naval aviator, test pilot, aeronautical engineer, NASA astronaut, the sixth man of 12 to walk on the Moon, a Ufologist, and a man intently interested in the nature of human consciousness. He passed away on February 4th aged 85, nearly 45 years to the day since he walked on the Moon.
(l-r) Gareth Dodds (producer), Shane Hannon (author), Mark Craig (director). Jameson Film Festival, Dublin – March 2015.
‘The Last Man on the Moon’ is a spellbinding documentary film about the tragic loss and unparalleled legacy of the Apollo Program, told through the words and emotions of Captain Gene Cernan, his friends, family, and former NASA colleagues. Shane Hannon sat down with the film’s director Mark Craig and producer Gareth Dodds before a special screening at the Jameson Dublin International Film Festival in March.
As NASA’s Curiosity Rover explores Mars, Shane Hannon examines why manned exploration of the Solar System has stalled.