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Air Date: Sun, Jun 7, 2020 8:30 PM
Join Apollo 11 on its historic journey. The film seamlessly blends mission audio featuring conversations among Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins with new footage, NASA archive and stunning CGI to recreate the first moon landing.
Air Date: Tue, Jul 30, 2019 10:00 PM
Experience this account of Scott Kelly’s last day in space and his return to Earth. Then, meet the next generation of astronauts training to leave Earth’s orbit and travel into deep space.
Air Date: Mon, Jul 29, 2019 10:30 PM
Earthrise tells the story of the first image captured of the Earth from space in 1968. Told solely by the Apollo 8 astronauts, the film recounts their experiences and explores the beauty and grandeur of the Earth against the blackness of space.
Air Date: Tue, Jul 23, 2019 10:00 PM
Follow astronaut Scott Kelly’s record-breaking 12-month mission on the International Space Station, from launch to landing, as NASA charts the effects of long-duration spaceflight by comparing him to his identical twin on Earth, astronaut Mark Kelly.
Air Date: Tue, Jul 16, 2019 10:00 PM
Apollo astronauts and engineers tell the inside story of Apollo 8, the first manned mission to the moon. The U.S. space program suffered a bitter setback when Apollo 1 ended in a deadly fire during a pre-launch run-through.
Air Date: Fri, Jul 12, 2019 10:00 PM
Meet the pioneering Air Force scientists and pilots of Project Manhigh, which collected data about the biological and technical factors required to support human activity in space and laid the groundwork for the US space program.
Air Date: Mon, Jul 8, 2019 8:00 PM
Explore the universe of space-themed treasures, including NASA Space Program autographed photos, a 1737 celestial & terrestrial atlas, and a Star Trek treatment, script and letters.
Air Date: Sun, May 19, 2019 10:00 PM
Learn the explosive history of the rocket, from its origin in ancient China, to its use as a weapon of war, to how adding hydrogen allowed it to carry astronauts all the way to the moon.
Air Date: Tue, Mar 20, 2018 10:00 PM
Six new documentaries in the MAKERS project feature groundbreaking American women in different spheres of influence: war, comedy, space, business, Hollywood and politics. Each program will profile prominent women and relate their struggles, triumphs and contributions as they reshaped and transformed the landscape of their chosen vocations.
Air Date: Tue, Jan 3, 2017 9:00 PM
Twenty-five years ago, NASA launched one of the most ambitious experiments in the history of astronomy: the Hubble Space Telescope. In honor of Hubble’s landmark anniversary, NOVA tells the remarkable story of the telescope that forever changed our understanding of the cosmos and our place in it.