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1.
Footprints on the Moon: Apollo 11 (1969 Documentary)
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(95 mins.)
Director: Bill Gibson
 
2.
A Man Has Returned from Space (1961 Documentary)
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3.
Moonwalk One (1970 Documentary)
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This documentary from 1970 explores all aspects of the Apollo 11 Moon mission. (96 mins.)
Director: Theo Kamecke
 
4.
The Race for Space (1959 Documentary)
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(55 mins.)
Director: David L. Wolper
 
5.
Pervye sovetskie sputniki Zemli (1957 Documentary)
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A summary of the soviet air and space achievements as of the end of 1957 culminating in the launch of the world's satellite Sputnik 1 followed by the launch of the heavier Sputnik 2 with world's first animal on board - space dog Laika. (39 mins.)
 
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NASA: 25 Years (1983 Documentary)
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A collection of NASA films, from Project Mercury to the Space Shuttle.
 
7.
For All Mankind (1989 Documentary)
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This movie documents the Apollo missions perhaps the most definitively of any movie under two hours... (80 mins.)
Director: Al Reinert
 
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The Other Side of the Moon (1990 Documentary)
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Director: Mickey Lemle
 
9.
Houston, We've Got a Problem (1994 Documentary)
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The flight of Apollo 13. (35 mins.)
 
10.
Moon Shot (1994 Documentary)
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(188 mins.)
Director: Kirk Wolfinger
 
11.
History Undercover: Secrets of Soviet Space Disasters (1999 Documentary)
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Deadly accidents and failures of the Soviet Union's space program are revealed.
 
12.
Moonshot - the Spirit of 69 (1999 Documentary)
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(54 mins.)
Director: Peter Nicholson
 
13.
The Red Stuff (2000 Documentary)
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A detailed and in-depth look at the early days of the Soviet Union's space program as told by cosmonauts themselves. (78 mins.)
Director: Leo De Boer
 
14.
Dark Side of the Moon (2002 TV Movie)
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This hard-hitting mockumentary exposes how Stanley Kubrick faked the 1969 moon landing, with seeming-endorsements from many key players in NASA and the US government. (52 mins.)
Director: William Karel
 
15.
Rocket Science (2002 TV Series)
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Rocket sleds scream across the New Mexico desert. Air Force pilots soar to the edge of space, and one even parachutes back... (46 mins.)
Director: Michael Lennick
 
16.
Failure Is Not an Option (2003 Documentary)
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A history of the U.S. manned space program from Mercury to Apollo 17, as seen by the men of Mission Control.
 
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The Mighty Saturns Part I: The Early Saturns (2003 Documentary)
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The history, development, specifications, accomplishments, and launch footage of America's first heavy-lift space launch vehicles, the Saturn I and Saturn IB rockets.
 
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The Mighty Saturns Part II: The Saturn V (2004 Documentary)
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The history, development and testing, specifications, accomplishments, and launch footage of the world's largest heavy-lift space launch vehicle, the Saturn V moon rocket.
 
19.
The Truth Behind the Moon Landings (2003 Documentary)
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(50 mins.)
Director: Virginia Quinn
 
20.
Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon 3D (2005 Documentary)
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This program strives to give the viewer an impression of what it is like to actually be on the moon... (40 mins.)
Director: Mark Cowen
 
21.
In the Shadow of the Moon (2007 Documentary)
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The crew members of NASA's Apollo missions tell their story in their own words. (100 mins.)
Director: David Sington
 
22.
Secrets of the Moon Landings (2007 Documentary)
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(50 mins.)
Director: Nicole Teusch
 
23.
Sputnik Fever (2007 Documentary)
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Documentary looking back at the USSR's Sputnik satellite and its effects at the time and over the last 50 years. (87 mins.)
Director: David Hoffman
 
24.
Orphans of Apollo (2008 Documentary)
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Join this band of rebels out to change the course of history in space, as they board a private Gulf Stream jet, fly to Russia, negotiate one of the most remarkable business deals of the final frontier. (52 mins.)
 
25.
When We Left Earth: The NASA Missions (2008 Mini-Series)
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Narrated by award-winning actor Gary Sinise, WHEN WE LEFT EARTH is the incredible story of humankind's greatest adventure...
 
26.
Apollo Wives (2010 Documentary)
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Every few years, the first wives of the Apollo astronauts have a reunion. This is their story. (50 mins.)
Director: Andrew Tait
 
27.
Apollo Zero (2009 Documentary)
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(60 mins.)
 
28.
Moon Beat (2009 Documentary)
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Moon Beat re-examines the epic 1969 flight of Apollo XI, on it's 40th anniversary, with a behind-the-scenes...
Director: Kevin Stirling
 
29.
The Space Movie (1980 Documentary)
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The Space Movie is a musical journey through our solar system to the far reaches of the universe. Features breathtaking images and cutting edge moving music! (78 mins.)
Director: Tony Palmer
 
30.
Apollo 11: Men on the Moon (2003 Video)
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32.
Rendezvous in Space (1964 Documentary)
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A futuristic documentary for Martin Marietta Corporation, about America's plans for a space station and space shuttles. (19 mins.)
Director: Frank Capra
 
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The Mars Underground (2007 Documentary)
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Visionary rocket scientist, Robert Zubrin, has a plan for getting humans to Mars in the next ten years and ultimately turning the Red Planet blue. But can he win over the skeptics at NASA and the wider world? (84 mins.)
Director: Scott J. Gill