Press Release

NASA TV Provides HD Feed of Documentary on NASA’s First 50 Years

By SpaceRef Editor
October 29, 2008
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WASHINGTON — NASA Television will provide a high definition feed of the documentary “50 Years of Exploration: The Golden Anniversary of NASA” on Thursday, Oct. 30, at 1 and 8 p.m. EDT.

Hosted by Neil Armstrong, the 90-minute documentary features film and video highlights of the agency’s first half-century, as well as the insights and perspectives of astronauts, scientists, engineers and others whose contributions have helped shepherd America’s space program.

Among the interviewees are former NASA astronaut and U.S. Senator John Glenn, Apollo Flight Director Gene Kranz, author Ray Bradbury, NASA scientist and Nobel Prize winner John Mather, and presidents George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton.

“50 Years of Exploration: The Golden Anniversary of NASA” is a production of NASA Television. It will be re-fed on Friday, Oct. 31, at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

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SpaceRef staff editor.