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Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 4 months

James May takes a rare and privileged flight 70,000 feet above Earth in a U2 spy plane to a place known in the Air Force as the 'space equivalent zone' or the 'edge of space'. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
James May
Producer:
Paul King
Director:
Paul King
Executive Producer:
Aidan Laverty
Executive Producer:
Phil Dolling

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 16 days

A series exploring the science fiction genre. Dominic Sandbrook looks at writers' enduring fascination with outer space, dating back to the 19th century with Jules Verne. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
John Das
Series Producer:
Ben Southwell
Executive Producer:
Michael Poole
Participant:
William Shatner
Participant:
Nichelle Nichols
Participant:
Anthony Daniels
Participant:
Kenny Baker
Participant:
Zoe Saldana
Participant:
Neil Gaiman

Brian Cox gains exclusive access to Virgin Galactic, Blue Origin and Spaceport America, to explore what is really happening in privately financed space flight right now. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Brian Cox
Composer:
Adam Skinner
Composer:
Dan Skinner
Director:
Tom Beard
Production Company:
Sundog Pictures Ltd
Interviewed Guest:
Richard Branson
Interviewed Guest:
Victoria Da-Poian
Interviewed Guest:
Charles Elachi
Interviewed Guest:
Maureen Gannon
Interviewed Guest:
Chris Lewicki
Interviewed Guest:
Arthur Lillo
Interviewed Guest:
David MacKay
Interviewed Guest:
Louis Maller
Interviewed Guest:
Louis Mangin
Interviewed Guest:
Alan Mark
Interviewed Guest:
Enrico Palermo
Interviewed Guest:
Clare Pelly
Interviewed Guest:
David Perez
Interviewed Guest:
Rurt Rutan
Interviewed Guest:
Elizabeth Tenltouten
Interviewed Guest:
Dennis Tito
Interviewed Guest:
Rick Tumlinson
Interviewed Guest:
Timothy Urban
Interviewed Guest:
Adam Wells
Interviewed Guest:
George Whitesides
Interviewed Guest:
Robert Zubrin

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Adaptation of HG Wells's science fiction classic. As the Apollo astronauts are set to land on the moon in 1969, an old man tells of how he and a professor were first there in 1909. Show more

Contributors

Margaret Mountford examines new evidence to reveal the sequence of events that destroyed the city of Pompeii and attempts to discover what really killed its people. Show more

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 4 months

James May takes a rare and privileged flight 70,000 feet above Earth in a U2 spy plane to a place known in the Air Force as the 'space equivalent zone' or the 'edge of space'. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
James May
Producer:
Paul King
Director:
Paul King
Executive Producer:
Aidan Laverty
Executive Producer:
Phil Dolling

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