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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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 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
 2009 NASA: Triumph and Tragedy (TV Series documentary)
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- 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)
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 1997 The Florida Blue (TV Special)
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 1994 Moon Shot (TV Movie documentary)
Himself - NBC News Reporter (voice)

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Publication of his book, "Neil Armstrong: A Life of Flight," by Jay Barbree, with introduction by John Glenn, published by Thomas Dunne Books, an imprint of St. Martin's Press, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA (ISBN-13: 978-1250040718 and ISBN-10: 125004071X). See more »

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Personal Quote:

[About his career as a space journalist] If I died tomorrow you could say 'Jay was satisfied.' See more »

Trivia:

His motivation to be a space reporter was that shooting rockets into space seemed like the manifestation of the space themed movies and television shows he had seen growing up and as a young adult, such as Buck Rogers (1950), Forbidden Planet (1956), and Conquest of Space (1955). See more »

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NBC News six decade space correspondent and commentator.

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