BBC Horizon - Challenger: Go For Launch 2001 - Apollo Zero TV - Kevin Fong TV - Nova: Astrospies TV - Dara O'Briain TV - First on the Moon: The Untold Story TV - Apollo 13: The True Story TV - Conspiracy Theory: Moon Landing Hoax TV - What Happened on the Moon? TV - Bill Kaysing - Dark Side of the Moon TV - Jonathan Gray - NASA Advertisement - Being ... Neil Armstrong TV - Dan Quayle - Seth Meyers - For All Mankind 1989 - In Search of History TV - Days that Shaped America: Challenger Disaster TV - Challenger Disaster: Lost Tapes TV - Doppleganger 1969 - Mercury 13 2018 - Trailer Park Boys: Out of the Park USA 2017 - UFOs: The Lost Evidence TV -
3,048. Jerry Linenger was the fourth American astronaut to join the Russians on Mir ... Mir has been lived in almost continuously since she was launched in 1986. (Space & Astronaut) Horizon: Mir Mortals, BBC 1998
3,051. On 16th January 2003 the crew of the Space Shuttle Columbia waved goodbye to their families for the final time. For the seven astronauts it was a day of a lifetime’s dream fulfilled. (Space & Astronaut) Horizon: The Last Flight of Space Shuttle Columbia, BBC 2003
3,057. A growing number of people believe that those astronauts did not need to die. And that despite the damage they could have been brought back to Earth alive. (Space & Astronaut) ibid.
3,058. It’s over forty years since man first went into space. And most of us are still waiting our turn. But now a diverse group of rocket men believe the era of space tourism is here. These men are testing rockets, building space-ships, promising ordinary people the ride of a lifetime. Is a return ticket to space about to become a reality? (Space & Tourism & Astronaut) Horizon: Space Tourists, BBC 2006
3,713. Once we had got to the moon interest in space exploration began to fade. But in 1970 a drama would unfold that would once again put Apollo centre stage. All together there were seven attempts to land a man on the moon. (Moon & Space & Astronaut) Professor Brian Cox, Moon: The Horizon Guide
96,095. Tim Peake is about to fulfil a dream. He is the first Briton to join the European astronaut call. Becoming an astronaut takes six years of the most demanding and rigorous training. Horizon Tim Peake Special: How to be an Astronaut, BBC 2015
133,856. A team of daring astronauts risked their lives in a series of dangerous and challenging missions to keep Hubble working. (Telescope & Space & Nasa & Astronaut) Horizon: Hubble: The Wonders of Space Revealed, BBC 2020
3,049. Around the country teachers started filling out the forty-eight-page application form. Among them was a social science teacher from Concord High School from Hampshire called Christa McAuliffe. (Space & Astronaut) Challenger: Go For Launch 2001
3,100. Just getting into orbit is no small feat. As is illustrated by the fact that in all of recorded history only three countries – the United States, China and Russia – have been able to put a human just into orbit. And never being more than 400 miles from Earth. (Space & Astronaut) Apollo Zero
3,102. On 1st February 2003 Space Shuttle Columbia was due to return from its sixteen-day mission to the International Space Station. In the skies above Texas, Columbia broke up as she hit the upper atmosphere. Her insulating shield had been damaged on take-off and she could not survive the heat of re-entry. All seven crew members were lost. (Space & Astronaut) Dr Kevin Fong, Space Shuttle: The Final Frontier, BBC 2011
3,115. Major Robert Lawrence was one of the final crew members chosen for MOL. He was one of the Air Force’s best pilots. He had a Phd in chemistry. And he was the first African-American chosen to be an astronaut. (Space & Spy & Astronaut) Nova: Astrospies
3,143. The gloves: a mould of the astronaut’s hand is taken to ensure a tight fit. (Space & Astronaut) Dara O’Briain’s Science Club IV, BBC 2012
3,144. The International Space Station now has toilets. (Space & Astronaut) ibid.
3,146. The gradual weakening of bone and muscle. (Space & Astronaut) ibid.
3,724. Nixon became so concerned about the astronauts becoming stranded his aides prepared a memorial speech to be broadcast worldwide. This classified government document remained buried in government archives for over thirty years. (Moon & Astronaut) First on the Moon: The Untold Story
3,745. Apollo 13: the 1917 moon mission became a dramatic fight for survival. A story more remarkable than Hollywood could ever imagine. (Moon & Astronaut) Apollo 13: The True Story, Discovery Channel 2011/12
3,746. ‘Houston, we have a problem’ – but did anyone actually say that? (Moon & Astronaut) ibid.
3,747. April 1970 ... For six days they had struggled to survive in a fatally damaged space ship ... It all came down to this moment ... It was the dramatic finale of an incredible story. Many believed the mission had been cursed from the outset, simply because 13 was an unlucky number. From the beginning the mission did seem dogged by bad luck. (Moon & Astronaut) ibid.
3,748. Their mission was to land on an unexplored part of the moon. (Moon & Astronaut) ibid.
3,749. Disaster struck ... Houston to Jack Swigert: ‘We’d like you to stir up your cryo-tanks.’ When he flipped the switch there was an explosion. (Moon & Astronaut) ibid.
3,750. Lovell and Haise were to be the fifth and sixth men on the moon. (Moon & Astronaut) ibid.
3,751. The astronauts and ground crew ... remained calm. (Moon & Astronaut) ibid.
3,752. Houston: ‘You better think about getting in the LEM or using the LEM systems.’ (Moon & Astronaut) ibid.
3,753. One man who found the solution – Crew systems chief Ed Smylie. ibid.
3,754. The astronauts’ lives would depend on a plastic bag, a cardboard cover from the flight plan and a hose from one of the space suits. (Moon & Astronaut) ibid.
3,824. According to Kaysing, the launch of Apollo Saturn 5 rocket was real, it just never sent astronauts to the moon. (Moon & Rocket & Astronaut) Conspiracy Theory: Moon Landing Hoax aka Did We Land on the Moon?
3,832. Whilst in flight and for the duration of any stay on the lunar surface the Apollo astronauts would have been totally at the mercy of unpredictable solar particle events. Solar flares could have affected any moon-bound astronaut at any time. (Moon Landing Conspiracy & Astronaut) What Happened on the Moon?
3,833. We never once saw any ice crystals or indeed steam emanating from the vicinity of any astronaut. (Moon Landing Conspiracy & Astronaut) ibid.
3,834. The lack of continuity between the stills and TV coverage of the same events, the whistle-blowing inherent in the lighting of these images, the totally faked set-ups, the close in the dialogue of the astronauts returning to mission control, and the serious problems associated with radiation and the technology. (Moon Landing Conspiracy & Astronaut) ibid.
3,849. They simply orbited the Earth for eight days, and in the interim they showed these fake pictures of the astronauts on the moon. But on the eighth day the command console separated from the vehicle and descended to Earth as of course was shown in films. (Moon Landing Conspiracy & Astronaut) Bill Kaysing