Infographic: Human spaceflight - SciFiNow

Infographic: Human spaceflight

Chronicling the development of man’s journey among the stars.

To celebrate the release of Apollo 13 on Blu-ray, Universal has provided us with this nifty infographic, depicting the timeline of human space travel. The image is below, just click to open in a new window.

Apollo13 timeline - FINAL low-res

Apollo 13 stars Tom Hanks, Bill Paxton, Gary Sinise and Ed Harris among others, directed by Ron Howard. The film grossed over $355 million (approx. £239 million) on its theatrical release, and currently has a 96 per cent rating on reviews aggregator Rotten Tomatoes. The film follows the real-life story of the titular mission, which encountered huge difficulties when it was launched and nearly killed the crew of the ship.

Picture 2Apollo 13

Format: Blu-ray
Price: £19.99
Released: 14 June 2010
Studio: Universal