HubbleGÇÖs Cosmic Journey Hubble was launched in April 1990 on board Space Shuttle Discovery. Its release into orbit over 600km above the Earth marked the birth of one of humanityGÇÖs biggest dreams: to place a telescope into space and gain the clearest view of the cosmos we could hope to see. Celebrating Hubble Space TelescopeGÇÖs 25 years orbiting our planet, this new show is the story of one of the most remarkable advances in modern technology, as told by the people who designed, built, launched, operated, and repaired the legendary observatory. Mission Pluto Three billion miles away a spacecraft speeds through the outer solar system at nearly 1,000 miles per minute. After nearly a decade in space it now has just 86 seconds to complete its primary mission: Discover a new world. Pluto. With unprecedented access to the New Horizons team, this landmark film takes viewers inside NASAGÇÖs most daring mission for 25 years. Host Jason Silva will unpack the extraordinary technological feat of sending the New Horizons craft further than any mission has gone before and faster than any man-made object has flown. PlutoGÇÖs extraordinary story from discovery to revelation - 85 years of mystery and intrigue - will soon be complete.
National Geographic: Double Feature - Hubble's Cosmic Journey and Mission Pluto