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Countdown: Inspiration4 Mission to Space Episode I

   2021    Technology
Follow the four civilians as they launch into space on a three-day trip orbiting Earth and reaching an altitude higher than that of the International Space Station. The SpaceX Dragon mission, dubbed Inspiration4, is making history as the first all-civilian mission to orbit.
In the first episode, preparations begin for the mission. The commander is Jared Isaacman, a billionaire entrepreneur who purchased the flight for all four passengers, and the second crew member is a 29-year-old cancer survivor, Hayley Arceneaux.
Series: Countdown: Inspiration4 Mission to Space

Countdown: Inspiration4 Mission to Space Episode II

   2021    Technology
Principles of generosity and prosperity inform the selection of the last two crew members: Christopher Sembroski, a former member of the U.S. Air Force who served in Iraq and now works as a Lockheed Martin engineer, and Sian Proctor, a professor of geosciences and two-time NASA astronaut candidate. Excitement for the flight ramps up, but anxiety lingers.
Series: Countdown: Inspiration4 Mission to Space

Countdown: Inspiration4 Mission to Space Episode III

   2021    Technology
As training begins, the crew members process the physical, mental and technical demands being placed on them. The group is going to be in some intentionally uncomfortable situations and, to see how they do as a team. A climb of Mt. Rainier puts them to the test.
Series: Countdown: Inspiration4 Mission to Space

Countdown: Inspiration4 Mission to Space Episode IV

   2021    Technology
A fighter jet ride prepares the crew for the G-forces of spaceflight. Haley, Sian and Chris relate the emotions they experience as launch approaches.
Series: Countdown: Inspiration4 Mission to Space

Neutrino: Hunting the Ghost Particle

   2021    Science
Inside the world-renowned physics laboratory Fermilab, a team of scientists are constructing an audacious experiment to hunt for a mysterious new ‘ghost’ neutrino. If they find it, this could transform our understanding of the nature and fabric of our universe. The problem is, these tiny particles are almost impossible to detect.
Elsewhere, physicists conduct experiments in some of the most extreme environments on the planet: from deep mine shafts in South Dakota to vast ice fields at the South Pole. In these unlikely places supersized neutrino detectors hope to unlock the universe’s deepest secrets. Could neutrinos overturn the most precise theory of particle physics that humans have ever written down? Could they even be a link to a hidden realm of new particles that permeate the cosmos – so called dark matter? Scientists at Fermilab are edging towards the truth.
Turkey with Simon Reeve
Turkey with Simon Reeve

   2017    Culture
Black Hole Apocalypse
Black Hole Apocalypse

   2018    Science
Lost Kingdoms of South America
Lost Kingdoms of South America

   2013    History
How the Universe Works Series 9
How the Universe Works Series 9

   2021    Science
The Men Who Built America
The Men Who Built America

   2012    History
Putin: A Russian Spy Story
Putin: A Russian Spy Story

   2020    History