"The farthest" documents Voyager's journey, including first-hand accounts of the men and women who built the ships and guided their missions. Bonus film "Second genesis" explores the scientific quest to find life, or evidence of it, beyond Earth.
Astronaut Neil Armstrong's colleagues, family, friends, and historians offer insights into Armstrong's motivations and reveal that he was not always comfortable with the fame that his accomplishments earned him.
Tells the dramatic story of the Apollo missions and their heroic astronauts. These are the stories of the men, women and children who lived, breathed and manufactured from the power of human will, one of the greatest achievements in the history of mankind.
Includes film from the May 2009 mission to repair and upgrade the Hubble Space Telescope, as well as images captured by the telescope, and a series of scientifically realistic space flights based on Hubble data.
1972 Apollo astronaut Gene Cernan shares his epic but deeply personal story of fulfillment, love and loss. Cernan's burning ambition carried him from a quiet Chicago suburb to the spectacular and hazardous environment of space and ultimately, to the moon.
The world's largest space agency is gearing up for its most ambitious project yet - a manned mission 140 million miles across space to the Red Planet. How will they overcome the impossible? Is it actually do-able?
At the heart of the Apollo space program was the team who worked in Mission Control. Guided by the team's testimony with supporting voices of astronauts and NASA directors, this explores how the team helped put a man on the moon.
The Phoenix Mars Mission is the latest mission in the search for life on our neighboring planet. Engineers and scientists from all over the world race against the clock to have the Phoenix Mars Lander ready for its narrow window of opportunity to blastoff from Cape Canaveral.
Join the History Channel for the ultimate 35th birthday celebration of one of the most extraordinary events of the 20th century, in this incomparable collector's commemoration of the moonwalk and the early days of the space race.
The 1970 rescue of Apollo 13 captivated the nation and the film adaptation went on to win two Oscars. Firsthand accounts from astronauts and Mission Control staff involved in the rescue, as well as an interview with filmmaker Ron Howard, reveal the full story.
The little-known story of the men whose scientific experiments laid critical groundwork for NASA's manned space program, a decade before President Kennedy committed the nation to sending a man to the moon.
This six-part series chronicles the inside story of NASA's most epic endeavors. Told by the astronauts and engineers who were there, this series celebrates NASA's triumphs and tragedies, and the history of American space exploration.
Explores how the forces of nature carved out beauty and order from the chaos of space, how our home planet doesn't sit in magnificent isolation but is intimately connected with the rest of the solar system, and how these connections have created the haven we call Earth.
The story of the first manned mission to the moon told from Armstrong's perspective, based on the book by James R. Hansen, the film explores the triumphs and the cost, on Armstrong, his family, his colleagues and the nation itself; of one of the most dangerous missions in history.
The true story of Alan Shepard, Gus Grissom, John Glenn, Scott Carpenter, Walter Schirra, Gordon Cooper, and Deke Slayton-- the seven men chosen for the Mercury Project manned space flight program in the U.S.
Crafted from a newly discovered trove of 65mm footage, and more than 11,000 hours of uncatalogued audio recordings, the film takes viewers straight to the heart of NASA's most celebrated mission, the one that first put men on the moon.
Jake Sully is recruited to travel light years to the human outpost on Pandora, where a corporate consortium is mining a rare mineral that is the key to solving Earth's energy crisis. He is given a mission to infiltrate the Na'vi, who have become a major obstacle to mining the precious ore.
Russian and American spaceships race to land the first manned spaceship on the moon. Attracted by the power and the glory of being the first man on the moon, Astronaut Steigler is willing to risk everything for this singular honor, including his marriage.
Six astronauts undertake a privately funded mission to search for life on Jupiter's fourth largest moon, Europa. As the journey proceeds, unexpected catastrophic developments test the crew far beyond anything they expected.
As a team of United Nations astronauts prepares for a moon mission, they are confused by a man who claims he, his fiancee and a scientist journeyed to the moon 65 years ago and were attacked by grotesque, human-like forms that live in immense crystal caverns.
The unemployed actors of the Galaxy Quest television series are reduced to convention appearances and store openings. But when a distressed interstellar cadre of benevolent aliens beam Jason Nesmith and his crew of has-beens onto their ship, they have the misguided hope that these 'historical documents' can defeat a genocidal space warlord.
On a seemingly routine spacewalk, the shuttle is destroyed, leaving two astronauts spiraling out into the blackness. As fear turns to panic, every gulp of air eats away at what little oxygen is left, and the only way home may be to go further out into the terrifying expanse of space.
With our time on Earth coming to an end, a team of explorers undertakes the most important mission in human history; traveling beyond this galaxy to discover whether mankind has a future among the stars.
Mean, green invaders from the angry red planet attempt to take over the Earth, armed with insta-fry ray guns, endowed with slimy, humungous brains, and enlivened with state-of-the-art special effects. Thrill! As Earth fights back with an unexpected weapon.
After a bad storm blows across Mars Astronaut Mark Watney is presumed dead and left behind. Now stuck on a hostile planet, he must find a way to signal to Earth and in the meantime, survive on limited supplies.
Astronaut Sam Bell is completing a three-year contract with Lunar Industries to mine Earth's primary source of energy on the dark side of the moon: Helium-3. An unexpected discovery leads him to doubt his sanity, his identity, and the integrity of the company.
One day, the man on the moon, became bored and hitches a ride to Earth, on the tails of a passing comet. An 'attack from outer space' alarm rings into the President's headquarters, and the search for the Moon Man begins.
Ground control has been receiving strange transmissions from the three remaining residents of the Solaris space station. When cosmonaut and psychologist Kris Kelvin is sent to investigate, he experiences the strange phenomena that afflict the Solaris crew, sending him on a voyage into the darkest recesses of his own consciousness.
Bound by a shared destiny, former boy-genius Frank, jaded by disillusionment, and Casey, a bright, optimistic teen bursting with scientific curiosity, embark on a danger-filled mission to unearth the secrets of an enigmatic place somewhere in time and space known only as "Tomorrowland".
An early silent film describing a journey by rocket ship to the moon. Rather than a flight of pure fantasy, director Fritz Lang conceived a modernized "trip to the Moon" grounded in state-of-the-art astrophysics & spiced with romance and espionage. One of the most influential science fiction films of its era, in many respects technically accurate.