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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, "A Journey through Time: Exploring the Universe with the Hubble Space Telescope," written by Jay Barbree and Martin Caidin, with foreword by John Glenn (as Senator John Glenn), published by Penguin Studio Books, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA (ISBN-13: 978-0670860180 and ISBN-10: 0670860182). 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:

After Sputnick in 1957, Barbree was so enthralled with space flight that he spent his own funds to travel to Cape Canaveral, Florida more than once, and then phoning in radio reports about rocket testing to WALB radio and TV, his Albany, Georgia employer at that time. See more »

Trademark:

NBC News six decade space correspondent and commentator.

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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