When We Left Earth - The NASA Missions, Season 1HDClosed Captioning
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From the early quest of the Mercury program to put a man in space, to the historic moon landings, through the Soyuz link up, and the first un-tethered space walk by Bruce McCandless, When We Left the Earth is the incredible story of humankind's greatest adventures, as they happened, told by the people who were there. Featured in the series is never-before-seen footage from NASA's secret film vaults, digitally remastered into stunning quality.
|1||HDClosed CaptioningVideoProject Mercury - Ordinary Supermen||NASA is leading the search for test pilots who have what it takes to enter the unknown of outer space. The seven men chosen to fly the Mercury capsule each know what it means to risk their lives.||48:16||$2.99||View In iTunes|
|2||HDClosed CaptioningVideoProject Gemini - Friends and Rivals||NASA begins the Gemini program. For the first time, it will launch two men into space in a single spaceship. Gemini is charged with achieving an ambitious set of advanced space travel goals from long-duration flights to space walks.||49:10||$2.99||View In iTunes|
|3||HDClosed CaptioningVideoLanding the Eagle||A fire kills three beloved astronauts. NASA rebounds, launching men into deep space and landing Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin on the moon. Featuring newly re-mastered film from NASA's vault and told by the astronauts and engineers who were there.||51:22||$2.99||View In iTunes|
|4||HDClosed CaptioningVideoThe Explorers||NASA faces a crisis with Apollo 13. A new lunar rover enables moonwalkers to explore further than ever. Skylab lets astronauts live in space. Featuring newly re-mastered film from NASA's vault and told by the astronauts and engineers who were there.||49:15||$2.99||View In iTunes|
|5||HDClosed CaptioningVideoThe Shuttle||A shuttle revolutionizes space travel and a Gemini astronaut is the first to fly it. Tragedy again strikes NASA when the Challenger explodes. Featuring newly re-mastered film from NASA's vault and told by the astronauts and engineers who were there.||48:05||$2.99||View In iTunes|
|6||HDClosed CaptioningVideoHome In Space||Hubble needs rescue, and a space station paves the way back to the moon and mars. Featuring newly re-mastered film from NASA's vault and told by the astronauts and engineers who were there.||48:33||$2.99||View In iTunes|
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When We Left Earth
UNBELIEVABLE!!! This is a must have for any proud American. The men & women involved in this mini-series are "TRUE" American heroes! Their guts & courage are unmatched. If you are not nervous & hanging on every word......you don't have a pulse! Gary Sinise does a marvelous job of narrating this beautiful documentary.
I could not agree more with what has been said so far about this program. Riveting, powerful, and never boring, this program really hits the mark...