Experience the thrilling era of the space race, from its earliest days to the 1969 moon landing. A fascinating mix of scientific innovation, political calculation, media spectacle and personal drama, the series brings the Space Age to vivid life.
Ready Jet Go! One Small Step
Monday, June 17 on KMOS 6.1 and KMOS PBS Kids 6.4 multiple times
In this special, Jet and his Boxwood Terrace friends learn all about Neil Armstrong and the Apollo Space Program as they embark on a sleepover on the MoonNOVA First Man on the Moon
Wednesday, June 26 at 8:00 p.m.
An intimate portrait of Neil Armstrong, the first person to set foot on the moon, through interviews with Armstrong's family and friends. The film reveals his achievements as a Navy combat veteran and pioneer of high-speed flight. NOVA revisits the final moments of the Apollo 11 landing, when Armstrong brought the Eagle down safely with seconds to spare.Antiques Roadshow Out of this World
Monday, July 8, 7:00 p.m.
Discover space-themed treasures including NASA memorabilia, other-worldy objects, SciFi finds & more.
Chasing the Moon American Experience
July 8 - 10 at 8:00 p.m.
The entire story of the space race, from its earliest beginnings to the first lunar landing - the journey of a generation. Written and directed by Academy Award nominee Robert Stone.
Space Men American Experience
Tuesday, July 9, 8:00 p.m.
Meet the pioneering Air Force scientists and pilots whose Project Manhigh, which collected data about the biological and technical factors required to support human activity in space, laid the groundwork for the US space program.NOVA Back to the Moon
Wednesday, July 10, 7:00 p.m.
Join the next generation of engineers that are aiming to get us to the Moon, and discover how our legacy of lunar exploration will not be confined to the history books for long.
NOVA Apollo’s Daring Mission
Tuesday, July 16, 9:00 p.m.
Hear Apollo astronauts and engineers tell the inside story of how the first mission to the moon, Apollo 8, pioneered groundbreaking technologies that would pave the way to land a man on the moon and win the space raceA Year In Space
Wednesday, July 17, 7:00
This film takes you behind-the-scenes of astronaut Scott Kelly's 12-month stay on the International Space Station where he tested human limits for space travel and laid the groundwork for a manned mission to Mars.8 Days: The Journey of Apollo 11
Wednesday, July 17, 8:00 p.m.
This film seamlessly blends authentic, rare mission audio featuring candid conversations between Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins with newly shot studio footage, NASA and news archive, and stunning CGI recreation of the historic journey and landing to tell this amazing story in a riveting new way.
Starts Wednesday, July 24, 7:00 p.m.
Discover how centuries of knowledge, experimentation and engineering helped our ancestors explore outer space. Expert contributors demystify astronomical myths with scientific explanations.
NOVA The Planets
Wednesday, July 24, 8:00
The dramatic story of our solar system, spanning billions of years through the discoveries of the most groundbreaking space missions. The series treats viewers to an up-close look at faraway worlds, including Saturn’s 45,000-mile-wide rings, Mars’s ancient waterfalls and Neptune’s winds—five times stronger than any hurricane felt on Earth.
Beyond A Year In Space
Tuesday, July 30, 9:00 p.m.
Picking up where the first film left off Scott Kelly's last day in space and return to Earth-the final installment also introduces viewers to the next generation of astronauts training to leave Earth's orbit and travel into deep space.The Farthest – Voyager In Space
Wednesday, July 31, 9:00 p.m.
Launched in 1977, NASA's epic Voyager missions revolutionized our understanding of Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, and their spectacular moons and rings. In 2012, Voyager 1 left our solar system and ushered humanity into the interstellar age.