Summer of Space

PBS brings viewers the universe with SUMMER OF SPACE, a multiplatform experience that includes six new science and history programs, all commemorating America’s journey into space.

Astronauts Scott and Mark Kelly.

A Year in Space

Follow astronaut Scott Kelly’s record-breaking 12-month mission on the International Space Station, from launch to landing, as NASA charts the effects of long-duration spaceflight by comparing him to his identical twin on Earth, astronaut Mark Kelly.

Wednesday, July 17, at 8:00 p.m.

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8 Days: To the Moon and Back

8 Days: To the Moon and Back

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 first moon landing.

Wednesday, July 17, at 9:00 p.m.

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Star Projector at The George F. Beattie Planetarium, San Bernardino Valley College.

Ancient Skies

Discover how centuries of knowledge, experimentation and engineering helped our ancestors understand the mysteries of space. Expert contributors decode astronomical myths and uncover the science behind their origins.

Wednesdays, July 24 – August 7, at 8:00 p.m.

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NOVA: The Planets

NOVA: The Planets

The life of our solar system told in five dramatic stories spanning billions of years.

Wednesdays, July 24 – August 14, at 9:00 p.m.

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This artist concept of NASA Voyager spacecraft with its antenna pointing to Earth.

The Farthest: Voyager in Space

Learn how NASA’s epic Voyager missions, launched in 1977, revolutionized our understanding of Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune and their dazzling moons and rings. In 2012, Voyager 1 left our solar system and ushered humanity into the interstellar age.

Wednesday, July 31, at 10:00 p.m.

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