From the Blog: Special Night of Space Travel
This week’s Wednesday night line-up is all about space travel. Here’s the schedule and a little bit about each of the shows!
A Year in Space
Wednesday, November 15, at 8pm on ThinkTV16 and CET
Tuesday, November 21, at 9pm on ThinkTV14
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.
Beyond a Year in Space
Wednesday, November 15, at 9pm on ThinkTV16 and CET
Tuesday, November 21, at 10pm on ThinkTV14
Beyond a Year in Space picks up where the first film left off: Scott Kelly’s last day in space and return to Earth. The final installment also introduces viewers to the next generation of astronauts training to leave Earth’s orbit and travel into deep space.
NOVA: First Man on the Moon
Wednesday, November 15, at 10pm on ThinkTV16 and CET
NOVA presents an intimate portrait of Neil Armstrong, the first person to set foot on the moon, through interviews with Armstrong’s family and friends. The film reveals his achievements as a Navy combat veteran and pioneer of high-speed flight. NOVA revisits the final moments of the Apollo 11 landing, when Armstrong brought the Eagle down safely with seconds to spare.