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Showing posts with label Space. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Space. Show all posts

Oct 8, 2019

Landing on a Comet: Rosetta Mission (2014)


Documentary about the space probe Rosetta.

Oct 5, 2019

James May on the Moon (2009)


James May commemorates the 40th anniversary of the Apollo moon landings.

Oct 2, 2019

James May at the Edge of Space (2009)


James May at the Edge of Space is a British documentary in which television presenter James May came close to fulfilling his lifelong dream to be an astronaut by flying to the stratosphere in a Lockheed U-2 spy plane.

Sep 30, 2019

The Wonder of It All (2007)


Buzz Aldrin and six other men who walked on the moon discuss their experiences on the lunar surface and reflect on the importance of the Apollo space missions.

Space Station 3D (2002)


In this documentary, astronauts from the Kennedy Space Center complete intensive training, say goodbye to their loved ones, launch and meet cosmonauts from the Baikonur Cosmodrome 220 miles above the Earth, where they work to complete the International Space Station, a permanent laboratory designed to study the long-term effects of human exposure to zero gravity. The team struggles with procedures as dangerous as they are delicate, all while orbiting Earth at a speed of 17,000 miles per hour.

Sep 29, 2019

When We Were Apollo (2019)


A profile of the engineers, technicians, builders and contractors behind the Apollo program.

Sep 25, 2019

Nova: Black Hole Apocalypse (2018)


Astrophysicists show how black holes might hold answers to how the universe evolved, leading to life on Earth and, ultimately, the human race.

Sep 15, 2019

Space Tourists (2009)


Anousheh Ansari pays $20 million for the privilege of taking part in a Russian mission to the International Space Station.

Sep 11, 2019

Do We Really Need the Moon? (2011)


Through an immersive combination of footage, photos and 3D CGI, this documentary reveals how different the Earth might be if the moon wasn't exactly where it is now. How does a rock orbiting a quarter of a million miles away from Earth hold the power to shape our future?

The Age of Hubble (2014)


This staggeringly visual feast of a documentary Brings cutting-edge findings of modern astronomy to life with state-of-the-art animation, informed by supercomputer simulations of cosmic events. Marvel at the formation of a super-massive black hole 350 million lightyears away; admire the stunning beauty of the Orion nebula; and discover what the stars tell us about our place in the stretch of time and space.

Aug 28, 2019

Solarmax (2000)


Documentary that tells the story of humankind's struggle to understand the sun. The film will take audiences on an incredible voyage from pre-history to the leading edge of today's contemporary solar science.

Hubble (2010)


In May 2009, NASA astronauts embark on a mission to perform maintenance and repairs to the Hubble Space Telescope. As they go about their tasks, danger and beauty are never far away. The nature of space indicates that even the simplest routine can go fatally awry, while amazing photographs taken by the telescope celebrate the wonder of Earth's celestial surroundings.

Blue Planet (1990)


"Blue Planet," a space film about Earth, gives us an experience of our home planet that, until now, has only been shared by astronauts. Spectacular scenes from space, filmed aboard several space shuttle missions, are intercut with scenes of the Earth's surface, clearly showing the powerful forces that affect our planet.

Aug 26, 2019

Mars: Quest for Life (2008)


Following the progress of the Mars Lander mission to Mars with the University of Phoenix.

Aug 25, 2019

Roving Mars (2006)


Earthbound NASA scientists explore the surface of Mars via the transmissions of two robotic rovers named Spirit and Opportunity.

The Space Shuttle's Last Flight (2011)


The story of the space shuttle - it's triumphs and disasters - and the dream of building an affordable and reusable spacecraft.

Aug 24, 2019

Our Universe 3D (2013)


Our solar system was the first to attract humans and filled their souls with awe and fear. At the same time brave minds had been curious about its nature and kept speculating about the universe and its objects. However since the birth of modern science and technology, the true nature of universe has been known and at this point of time, universe is so huge that our hearts are filled with awe and reverence more deeply than our ignorant ancestors felt. This is a wonderful, magical and fascinating phenomena spread over the unimaginable vastness and this documentary takes us to its journey thanks to modern CGI technology wrapped into 3D art that works better with our imagination.

Destiny in Space (1994)


Travel up close astronauts as they repair the Hubble Space Telescope and soar above Venus and Mars whilst finding proof of new planets and the possibility of other life forming around distant stars.

Aug 11, 2019

Fight for Space (2016)


'Fight for Space' is a documentary film that explains the economic and cultural benefits of human space exploration. This film additionally examines the historical political events that have led to the decline of NASA's budget since 1968, and its struggle to return to the Moon and send humans to Mars. 'Fight for Space' presents viewpoints from Astronauts, politicians and staff, scientists, former NASA officials, commercial space entrepreneurs, and many other individuals in the space community. Today, with far less public interest in space exploration, NASA's budget has been shrinking along with its ambitions in human spaceflight. 'Fight for Space' will probe why and how the space program came adrift, and will examine future plans from NASA and other commercial endeavors including SpaceX, Sierra Nevada, Planetary Resources, Mars One, and others. The goal of this film is to present the arguments for and against, on why a robust and ambitious space program is good for the country and the world, by showing them the benefits that such a program would bring.

Aug 10, 2019

Mission Control: The Unsung Heroes of Apollo (2017)


At the heart of the Apollo space program and a remarkable decade of achievement was the team who worked in Mission Control.They were born against a backdrop of economic turmoil and global conflict. Some came from a rural lifestyle little changed from the 19th century. Others grew up in a gritty, blue-collar America of mines and smoke stacks. They ranged from kids straight out of college to those toughened by military service. But from such ordinary beginnings, an extraordinary team was born. They were setting out on what JFK called: "The most hazardous, dangerous, and greatest adventure upon which mankind has ever embarked" and through their testimony--and the supporting voices of Apollo astronauts and modern NASA flight directors--the film takes us from the faltering start of the program through the Mercury and Gemini missions, the tragedy of the Apollo 1 fire to the glories of the Moon landings.


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