Tragedies and Triumphs Videos

When horrific things happen, how a person responds can make a difference in the rest of one's life. In this collection, learn how some individuals triumphed in the face of unspeakable tragedies.

It was damp and foggy in Maryland on the morning of September 17, 1862.

Apollo 11's Lunar landing is a dangerous mission without alarms going off. Getting close to the Moon's surface, the astronauts receive a program warn...

As the F-1 engines of the mighty Saturn V rocket roar, Apollo 11 ascends.

July 20, 1969 was a day that shook the world.

In July of 1969, Apollo 11's trip to the Moon has many highlights including Armstrong and Aldrin's walks on the lunar surface and their successful ret...

At 02:56 UTC, Neil Armstrong stepped foot on Earth's Moon. It was still July 20, in North America, at the moment the first human being became a "Man o...

Some people wondered whether Apollo 13 should have had that number..."13." When a life-threatening situation developed, how did collaboration between ...

This video, from NASA, depicts the 11 April 1970 launch of Apollo 13 (from three different angles) atop the mighty Saturn V rocket.

This much-discussed round, of a highly praised fight, pits Arturo Gatti against Micky Ward.

This clip is the actual FAA Air Traffic Control transmission from ATC Cleveland Center on the morning of September 11, 2001.

Was there once a city called Atlantis which disappeared into the sea?

On the 27th of March, 1977, two Boeing 747s approached each other on the same fog-shrouded runway.

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