When We Left Earth: The NASA Missions Specials

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When We Left Earth: The NASA Missions Specials

First Air Date: January 01, 0001

First Aired on    :   1
Episodes    :   14 episodes



Episodes

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0x14 Disc 3 Extras - Mission Clips (January 01, 0001)



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0x13 Disc 3 Extras - NASA Interviews (January 01, 0001)



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0x12 Disc 3 Extras - Skylab First 40 Days (January 01, 0001)



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0x11 Disc 2 Extras - Mission Clips (January 01, 0001)



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0x10 Disc 2 Extras - Nasa Interviews (January 01, 0001)



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0x09 Disc 2 Extras - Apollo 13 (January 01, 0001)



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0x08 Disc 1 Extras - Mission Clips (January 01, 0001)



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0x07 Disc 1 Extras - Nasa Interviews (January 01, 0001)



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0x06 Disc 1 Extras - Ed White Spacewalk (January 01, 0001)


A brief clip of Ed White - the first American to take a spacewalk as he exits the craft into space for the first time.


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0x05 The Flight of Apollo 11 (January 01, 0001)


Apollo 11, with Commander Neil Armstrong, Command Module Pilot Michael Collins and Lunar Module Pilot Buzz Aldrin, becomes the first mission to land humans on the Moon on July 20, 1969. The daring mission fulfilled President John F. Kennedy's goal expressed in his thrilling 1961 speech, "I believe that this nation should commit itself to achieving the goal, before this decade is out, of landing a man on the Moon and returning him safely to the Earth."


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0x04 Apollo 8 Debrief (January 01, 0001)


On December 21, 1968, Apollo 8 blasts into space aboard a Saturn V rocket with Mission Commander Borman, Command Module Pilot Lovell and Lunar Module Pilot William Anders. Their mission: to embark on the first flight around the Moon, preparing for those who would later land on its surface.


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0x03 Proud Conquest: Gemini VII & VI (January 01, 0001)


On December 15, 1965, NASA achieves a rendezvous in Earth orbit with two piloted spacecraft. Gemini 7, with Command Pilot Frank F. Borman II and Pilot James A. Lovell Jr., already in space for more than 10 days, meets with Gemini 6, guided by Command Pilot Walter M. Schirra and Pilot Thomas P. Stafford.


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0x02 Friendship 7: John Glenn (January 01, 0001)


On February 20, 1962, Astronaut John Glenn pilots the Friendship 7 and becomes the first American to orbit the Earth. Relive launch footage from Cape Canaveral, including the exhilarating moments of re-entry, landing and recovery.


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0x01 Freedom 7 (January 01, 0001)


May 5, 1961, Astronaut Alan B. Shepard Jr. pilots the Freedom 7 capsule to become the first American in space. Covering 300 miles and lasting just 15 minutes, this suborbital flight etched Shepard's name in our collective minds.




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