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Jay Barbree


Jay Barbree has been a correspondent for NBC News for over 53 years as of 2014, primarily covering the National Aeronautics and Space Agency (NASA), the United States space program. He has specifically focused on manned space travel. He is the only journalist of any kind, from any medium, to have covered every single manned space mission in and ... See full bio »

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Filmography

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 1994 Moon Shot (TV Movie documentary) (book)
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 2014 Today (TV Series)
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- Episode dated 4 July 2014 (2014) ... Himself
 2013 John Glenn: A Life of Service (TV Movie documentary)
Himself - NBC News
 2009 NASA: Triumph and Tragedy (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Space Correspondent
- One Giant Leap (2009) ... Himself - Space Correspondent
- One Small Step (2009) ... Himself - Space Correspondent
 2008 When We Left Earth: The NASA Missions (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Himself - Space Correspondant
- Home in Space (2008) ... Himself - Space Correspondant
- The Shuttle (2008) ... Himself - Space Correspondant
- Mercury: Ordinary Supermen (2008) ... Himself - Space Correspondant
 2007 Secrets of the Moon Landings (TV Movie documentary)
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 2007 Sputnik Fever (Documentary)
Himself - Participant
 1997 The Florida Blue (TV Special)
Himself
 1994 Moon Shot (TV Movie documentary)
Himself - NBC News Reporter (voice)
 1940 NBC News (TV Series)
Himself - Correspondent
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(Late 1950s) Reporter at WALB radio and TV in Albany, Georgia, USA, where he reported on his first space related story, in 1957 about the Russian Sputnik launch. See more »

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Personal Quote:

[About his record of covering every US manned space mission beginning with the first in 1961] "I'm proud that I've been able to accomplish something that can never be matched," Barbree said. He said he's sure other journalists will cover as many launches in the future, but no one else will be able to say they did so from the start. See more »

Trivia:

The only American astronauts for which he did not witness take offs were those who launched at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, the Russian operated Kazak launch site for International Space Station missions utilizing Russian spacecraft. This is due to the conclusion of the NASA Space Shuttle program, making (at least temporarily) Russian spacecraft the only means used by astronauts ... See more »

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NBC News six decade space correspondent and commentator.

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