Gemini 7: The two-week marathon no one wanted to fly

Gemini 7 was a mission no one was really that keen to fly. The idea of having to spend two weeks crammed into a cabin no bigger than the front seats of a hatchback, unable to stand up or even move around and in extremely close proximity with another person, was really not very appealing. Unfortunately for Frank Borman and Jim Lovell, they were the unlucky duo selected to fly it.

How accurate was Ron Howard’s Apollo 13?

This coming week marks the 25th anniversary of the release of Ron Howard's Apollo 13. Based on the book Lost Moon by astronaut Jim Lovell and author Jeffrey Kluger and starring Tom Hanks, Bill Paxton, Kevin Bacon, Gary Sinise and Ed Harris, it tells the true story of what many consider to be NASA's finest hour: the saving of Apollo 13. But just how accurate is it?