NASA's Story

NASA's Story is a documentary series by Dangerous Films for the BBC[1] to commemorate 50 years since the formation of NASA.[2] The series looks at NASA's early history, the triumphs and disasters, notably the Apollo 1 fire, through to the Apollo Moon missions and the Space Shuttle era.[3] The show includes various interviews with astronauts and NASA personnel such as Chris Kraft, Jon Clark, Leroy Cain, Scott Carpenter, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, both crew members of Apollo 11.[1]

The show was broadcast in the United Kingdom and Germany in June and July 2009.[4]


The series consists of 4 episodes.[5]

No.TitleOriginal air date
1"From The Ground Up"1 January 2011 (2011-01-01)
2"To The Moon"8 January 2011 (2011-01-08)
3"Triumph & Tragedy"15 January 2011 (2011-01-15)
4"Life & Death in Space"22 January 2011 (2011-01-22)

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b NASA – London Film Crew Tells NASA's Story
  2. ^ BBC Website – Buzz Aldrin: Walking on the moon
  3. ^ BBC catalog website
  4. ^ "Das Abenteuer Weltraum – die großen Missionen der NASA".
  5. ^ "TVDB Episode Information". Retrieved 5 June 2017.