Space: The New Frontier, Season 1

The time has come to take a fresh look at the new frontiers of space exploration. What does the immediate future hold? A return to the Moon, manned flights to Mars or Titan, mining the asteroid belt or finding an earth-like planet in the cosmos, these goals could be achieved in decades to come. Watch as Space:The New Frontier dives into exploration and the potential endeavours which lie ahead.
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Overview

The time has come to take a fresh look at the new frontiers of space exploration. What does the immediate future hold? A return to the Moon, manned flights to Mars or Titan, mining the asteroid belt or finding an earth-like planet in the cosmos, these goals could be achieved in decades to come. Watch as Space:The New Frontier dives into exploration and the potential endeavours which lie ahead.

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From There to Here

01: From There to Here

The sky above is studded with stars and countless galaxies. In them, we can read not only our origin, but also our final destination. Technology is on the brink of taking us to places we have only dreamed of.

23 min
Return to the Moon

02: Return to the Moon

The moon is our closest celestial companion. It lights our night sky and gently tugs at our shores. Few have walked on her surface, but her allure remains strong.

24 min
The Inner Worlds

03: The Inner Worlds

They orbit between our planet and our star. Mercury and Venus make up half of our terrestrial planets, but we still know very little about them. As we take a closer look at our companions, we find more questions than answers.

24 min
Next Stop Mars

04: Next Stop Mars

Mars has fired our imagination for thousands of years. The tantalizing possibility of life has made it the most inviting planet in our solar system. It is the only other place that man may one day call home.

24 min
The Planet Makers

05: The Planet Makers

From the beginnings of our solar system 4.5 billions years ago, there remain many clues to reveal its evolution. Remnant debris, asteroids, and comets are what's left of the building blocks to our celestial neighborhood.

23 min
The Gas Giants

06: The Gas Giants

In the cold, dark expanse of our solar system, beyond the asteroid belt, lie the giant planets. Some can be seen with the naked eye, others have been visited by our camera. What secrets do they hold?

24 min
The Moons of Olympus

07: The Moons of Olympus

There are many more worlds in our solar system than just the planets. The mysterious moons of the gas giants may hold much more than we ever imagined. Each one is unique, and each one deserves a scrutinous eye.

24 min
The Sun

08: The Sun

The sun bathes our planet in warmth and light. It powers the machinery of nature, our weather, and it encourages and sustains life on land and at sea. We study it closely, and it can reveal the secrets of all other stars.

24 min
Exo Planets

09: Exo Planets

As scientists and astronomers peer more closely and with evermore fidelity at nearby stars, they are discovering countless exo planets. How many Earth-like planets are out there? Could one of them hold life not so different from our own?

24 min
Edge of the Universe

10: Edge of the Universe

The night sky is a time machine. The further we look out into the universe, the further back in time we reach. Most of what we see is actually dark matter and dark energy, but its nature eludes us... for the moment.

24 min