If we faced a countdown to destruction, could we build a spacecraft to take us to new and habitable worlds? Can we Evacuate Earth? This documentary special examines this terrifying but scientifically plausible scenario by exploring how we could unite to ensure the survival of the human race.
The largest things in the universe are black holes. In contrast to things like planets or stars they have no physical size limit, and can literally grow endlessly. Although in reality specific things need to happen to create different kinds of black holes, from really tiny ones to the largest single things in the universe. So how do black holes grow and how large is the largest of them all?
The Hayabusa2 spacecraft has just completed one of the most intricate procedures in space exploration. The first mission to deliver rovers onto an asteroid has now descended to its surface for a sample, before returning back to Earth in 2020.
Breakthrough • 2019 • Astronomy
Get the inside story of NASA’s early victories and failures, through firsthand accounts and rarely seen mission footage
S1E1 • Space Disasters • 2020 • Astronomy
A chronicle of the Apollo space program; the first phase takes place against a backdrop of the Cold War, from the disaster of Apollo 1 to the triumph of the Apollo 8 mission.
1/2 • Apollo Back to the Moon • 2019 • Astronomy
In the final episode, Professor Brian Cox journeys to the remotest part of the solar system, a place that the most mysterious planets call home.
5/5 • The Planets 2019 • 2019 • Astronomy
A scientist figures out how to go to the moon while fighting for his life in a war trench.
8/13 • Cosmos: Possible Worlds • 2020 • Astronomy