Aviation & Space Exploration Videos

From ancient to modern times, people have studied "the heavens" and wondered "what's out there?" Technology helps us to take a closer look. Meet the pioneers of space and aviation in this collection of stories.

The plane which an American President uses is called "Air Force One.

Whenever an American president flies, the plane he's on is called "Air Force One.

Shepard was the first American in space when he blasted off in a Redstone rocket on May 5, 1961.

Amelia Earhart tells us what it was like to be the first female to fly across the Atlantic. She took-off five years to the day after Lindbergh's trans...

This clip, from a Discovery-Channel documentary on Amelia Earhart, contains historic footage of Earhart's last flight.

This animated video depicts the three space telescopes which send back amazing pictures to Earth.

This animation - created by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) - demonstrates what happened on October 11, 2006 when Cory Lidle and his f...

Apollo 11's Lunar landing is a dangerous mission without alarms going off. Getting close to the Moon's surface, the astronauts receive a program warn...

In this enhanced, high-definition version of NASA's original video, we see Buzz Aldrin - the second man to step foot on the Moon - descend from the LE...

As the F-1 engines of the mighty Saturn V rocket roar, Apollo 11 ascends.

July 20, 1969 was a day that shook the world.

Despite dangerous moments and uncertain warning-alarms, Armstrong and Aldrin safely land on the Moon.

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