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The Moon

The Moon

A look at how our love affair with the moon has waxed and waned since we landed there.

The Horizon Guide to Space Shuttles

The Horizon Guide to Space Shuttles

A biography of the space shuttle, from triumphs to tragedies, using the BBC archive.

Exploring Mars

The Sky at Night: Exploring Mars

Sir Patrick Moore and Chris Lintott explore Mars, the Red Planet.

Destination Titan

Destination Titan

Film about the space probe sent by British scientists to Titan, Saturn's largest moon.

Dawn at Vesta

The Sky at Night: Dawn at Vesta

Patrick Moore discusses the first fly-by images of the unusual asteroid, Vesta.

Knocking on Heaven's Door - Space Race

22. Storyville: 2010-2011, Knocking on Heaven's Door - Space Race

Documentary showing how the ideas of a mystic kick-started the Soviet space programme.

The Horizon Guide to Mars

The Horizon Guide to Mars

How the possibility of life on Mars has fuelled man's quest to visit the Red Planet.