exciting new series examining the frontiers of rocket science
and space discovery!
Science takes an inspired look at the past, present and future
of space exploration. Through personal interviews, never-before-seen
film footage, and classified tours of top-secret facilities,
Rocket Science investigates some of the most exciting moments
in the race to reach space. Some of sciences most significant
breakthroughs are highlighted
everything from breaking
the sound barrier, to the exploration of the moon and beyond.
commentary and personal anecdotes from the personalities who
influenced and shaped space flight history add a captivating
element of human drama to this unique series. Just a few of
the exclusive interviews include: Walter Cronkite, Chuck Yeager,
Scott Crossfield, James Lovell, Frank Borman, Gene Cernan,
Wally Schirra and many others.
Science also visits a variety of locations where groundbreaking
research and advancements in aerospace technology took place.
These include the legendary Jet Propulsion Laboratory, the
facility responsible for developing most of the robotic planetary
space probes flown by the United States; Lovelace Clinic,
the training and testing ground for NASA astronauts; the Lowell
Observatory, where Mars was first mapped, and where astronomers
continue to carry out forefront research in all areas of astronomy;
and Edwards Air Force Base, the site where the sound barrier
was first broken.