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America's Secret Space Heroes is about the stories of the engineers and scientists responsible for the space program.
For years, the idea of a reusable spacecraft was the dream of early space pioneers, and in 1981, after almost a decade of engineering toil, the Space Shuttle Columbia finally lifted into orbit, ushering in a new era of space flight. Today, the shuttle's work is complete but its engineering legacy will outlast those who built it. Relive its incredible 30-year history, from its groundbreaking achievements to its heartbreaking failures, as told by the people who designed, built, and flew this magnificent flying machine.
Engineers come together to create the International Space Station, humanity's first permanent outpost in space; the largest space structure ever created.
The inside story of the Hubble Space Telescope that almost broke NASA; the engineers behind its creation tell their story and how they staked their careers on repairing it.
Project Viking set out to create a Mars lander with a miniature laboratory designed to travel more than 500 times the distance from Earth to the moon.
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