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Americans have been fascinated by the cosmos for decades and rely on NASA to explore celestial bodies seen in the night sky to get a better idea of what is out there. In this series, former NASA employee Emily Calandrelli visits some of the agency's facilities, private companies and universities to speak with people knowledgeable about the topic to help "show off the coolest aspects of the space industry," to use her words. Technology, a potential manned mission to Mars and planetary tourism are some themes.

Latest episodes

aired 18 days ago
Successes and failures of the Apollo program, which landed men on the moon.
aired 25 days ago
Obstacles to overcome to put the first humans on Mars.
aired 32 days ago
Emily explores how all the space debris orbiting Earth is tracked and managed.
aired 39 days ago
Some of the most inhospitable and extreme places in the solar system; where to look for life on other planets.
aired 46 days ago
Emily Calandrelli explores how people might travel through space in the future.
aired 53 days ago
An Alabama facility manufactures rockets; NASA tests them before launch.
aired 60 days ago
Exoplanets outside the solar system; discoveries of other worlds.
aired 67 days ago
The case for space exploration: a change in perspective; economic benefits.
aired 74 days ago
Emily Calandrelli explores some prominent disasters in the space race and looks at what was learned by each setback.
aired 81 days ago
Amusement park rides can be like space travel.
aired 88 days ago
People of all ages visit Space Camp to find out what it is like to train to be an astronaut.
aired 95 days ago
Products made for the NASA space program now make life better for people on the ground.
aired 102 days ago
The space program captures breathtaking and dramatic images in the solar system and in galaxies beyond.
aired 109 days ago
Astronauts discuss why people explore outer space; the James Webb Space Telescope; a man wants to build a human settlement on Mars.
aired 116 days ago
Deaths of massive stars cause supernovas, gamma ray bursts and black holes; tracking them aboard a 747.
aired 123 days ago
The sun; two types of dangerous solar explosions; the world's largest solar farm.
aired 130 days ago
Satellites of all sizes; how satellites are made and tested; the building of NASA's ICESat 2.
aired 137 days ago
How rockets are made; how they blast off and make their way through the Earth's atmosphere; NASA's Wallops Flight Facility; preparing for the launch of the Antares Rocket; a propulsion system may be the key to one day traveling to Mars.
aired 144 days ago
Outer space; companies planning to send tourists into space; Virgin Galactic; a two-week visit to the International Space Station and a return home orbiting the moon.
aired 151 days ago
The moon; teams competing for the Google Lunar X Prize; returning to the moon.
aired 158 days ago
Creating and testing high-altitude balloons to survive the rigors of near space; a balloon lifts an 8,000-pound telescope to the edge of space and discovers something amazing; a dramatic search-and-rescue mission.

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