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Air Date: Tue, Jul 30, 2019 8:00 PM
Experience the triumph of the first moon landing, witnessed by the largest TV audience in history. But dreams of space dramatically intersect with dreams of democracy, raising questions of national priorities and national identity.
Air Date: Tue, Jul 23, 2019 8:00 PM
Discover what it took to beat the Soviet Union to the moon in the space race. In the turbulent and troubled ’60s, the U.S. space program faced tragedy with Apollo 1, but made a triumphant comeback with Apollo 8.
Air Date: Tue, Jul 16, 2019 8:00 PM
Explore the early days of the space race, the struggle to catch up with the Soviet Union and the enormous stakes in the quest to reach the moon. This episode reveals both the breathtaking failures and successes of the developing U.S. space program.
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: Wed, Jul 10, 2019 8:00 PM
Fifty years after humans first set foot on the moon, new scientific discoveries are fueling excitement for a return to the lunar surface — this time, perhaps, to stay. Join the scientists and engineers working to make life on the moon a reality.
Air Date: Tue, Apr 25, 2017 8:00 PM
Discover the terrifying truth behind one of America’s most dangerous nuclear accidents – the deadly 1980 incident at an Arkansas Titan II missile complex – in this chilling, minute-by-minute account of the long-hidden story.