In honor the 50th anniversary of the Apollo Moon Landing in 1969, this Summer, PBS presents some of the most epic segments about humanity’s history with the mysteries of space. Catch you first rocket ship trip to the moon, Apollo 13’s excursion, neighboring planets, the Voyager mission, and other historic, scientific, and awe inspiring journeys beyond the stars. Explore Watch. Connect. Visit www.pbs.org/summer-of-space for a full lineup of programs.

Here are some of the great programs we have lined up for July!

Check out our other previews and blog posting news about Summer of Space here on Mountain Lake PBS.


Chasing the Moon – American Experience

  • Part I – Monday, July 8th, 9:00 – 11:00 PM
  • Part II – Tuesday, July 9th, 9:00 – 11:00 PM
  • Part III – Wednesday, July 10th, 9:00 – 11:00 PM
  • Part I – Tuesday, July 16th, 8:00 – 10:00 PM
  • Part II – Tuesday, July 23rd, 8:00 – 10:00 PM
  • Part III – Tuesday, July 30th, 8:00 – 10:00 PM

Humanity’s crowning achievement that stands to be reckon even today. Surpassing more than just the physical journey and labor, but the social and emotional one as well.


Apollo’s Daring Mission

  • Tuesday, July 16th, 10:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Building an impossible machine for an impossible mission, here are the people had impossible dreams and made them a reality.


Space Men – American Experience

  • Tuesday, July 9th, 8:00 – 9:00 PM

People are capable of more than we think, and what cannot be met physically gets beaten by human will.


8 Days: To the Moon and Back

  • Wednesday, July 17th, 9:00 – 10:30 PM

The most dangerous and scary round trip anyone could dare venture, and without a rest stop in sight. Could you make the trip?


The Planets

  • Inner Worlds – Wednesday, July 24th, 9:00 – 10:00 PM
  • Mars – Wednesday, July 24th, 10:00 – 11:00 PM
  • Jupiter Wednesday, July 31st, 9:00 – 10:00 PM

There is still so much we don’t know about the Earth, now just imagine the number of mysteries hidden on other planets!


Beyond a Year in Space

  • Tuesday, July 30th, 10:00 – 11:00 PM

Forget eight days, talk about a year in space! Here are the men and women looking the set the American flag on Mars.


The Farthest – Voyager in Space

  • Wednesday, July 31st, 10:00 PM – 12:00 AM

The little engine that could, humanity would be nothing without Voyager’s priceless photos and videos of solar system and galaxy.