Ancient Skies

The 3-Part Series Airs Wednesdays at 8 p.m. beginning July 24.

Audiences discover how centuries of knowledge, experimentation and engineering helped our ancestors explore outer space. Expert contributors and indigenous storytellers demystify astronomical myths with scientific explanations.
Episode 1: “Gods & Monsters,” … Continued

POV Shorts: Earthrise

Airs Wednesday, July 17 at 10:30 p.m.

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 … Continued

8 Days: To the Moon and Back

Airs Wednesday, July 17 at 9 p.m.

 
 
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 … Continued

NOVA: Rise of the Rockets

Airs Wednesday, July 17 at 8 p.m.
 

 
Marvel at a new era of space exploration and accessibility, thanks to NASA’s return to crewed spaceflight, as well as private companies like SpaceX and Virgin Galactic, and technologies that make rockets cheaper and … Continued

NOVA: Apollo’s Daring Mission

Airs Tuesday, July 16 at 10 p.m.
 

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 … Continued

NOVA: Back to the Moon

Airs Wednesday, July 10 at 8 p.m.
 

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 … Continued

Space Chase USA

Airs Monday, July 8 at 11 p.m.

This new one-hour documentary film explores the extraordinary, transformative events Cocoa Beach residents found themselves engaged in during the 1950s and 1960s as the exploration of the future arrived on their sleepy shores.

Antiques Roadshow: Out of the World

Airs Monday, July 8 at 8 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. Have the values of these stellar finds skyrocketed … Continued

NOVA: Black Hole Universe

Airs Wednesday, July 3 at 10 PM
Join astrophysicist and novelist Janna Levin on a mind-blowing voyage to the frontiers of black hole science, which is shining new light on the most powerful and mysterious objects in the universe.

NOVA: Black Hole Apocalypse

Airs Wednesday, July 3 at 9 PM.
 
Join astrophysicist and novelist Janna Levin on a mind-blowing voyage to the frontiers of black hole science, which is shining new light on the most powerful and mysterious objects in the universe.
They are the … Continued