Space nights from July 17 at Discovery Science.

Every Sunday from July 17 at 9pm on Discovery Science: Les nocturnes de l’espace.

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NASA: 60 YEARS OF DISCOVERIES

Sunday, July 17 at 9 p.m.

“NASA: 60 Years of Discovery” is directed and produced by Rory Kennedy, Robert Kennedy’s youngest child, and highlights NASA’s historic progress in space: from the lunar landing to the exploration of Mars to the journey to the solar system and beyond … But Rory Kennedy, awarded at the Emmy Awards does more than list the space agency’s discoveries. It highlights a lesser-known mission of the Agency: its essential role in the earth’s health expertise. NASA observes the oceans, sky, ice and sand in an ongoing battle to protect the planet. A huge and vital challenge in the coming decades …

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WHO IS WITH PLUTO?

Sunday, July 17 at 10:40 p.m.

In 1930, Clyde Tombaugh of the Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff, Arizona, discovered Pluto, a planet that would become the ninth and smallest in our solar system. Then, in 2006, on the last day of the International Astronomical Union’s annual conference in Prague, everything changed. In a controversial decision, Pluto has been officially reclassified as a dwarf planet. What led to this abrupt reclassification of Pluto? What criteria have suddenly changed so that the scientific community now classifies it as a dwarf planet? And could the wrath of thousands around the world help restore Pluto’s planetary status nearly a century after its discovery? This documentary follows Nick Uhas, YouTube star and TV host, along with leading scientists as they seek to understand the fascination surrounding Pluto’s status.

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TELESCOPE

Sunday, July 24 at 9 p.m.

“Telescope”, directed by Oscar-nominated filmmaker Nathaniel Kahn (“My Architect”, “Two Hands”), is a unique behind-the-scenes journey to the next step in the development of telescopes: the James Webb Space Telescope from NASA. A new generation has been inspired to design and build this massive instrument, which is 100 times more powerful than the Hubble Space Telescope and will be a veritable time machine capable of looking into the origins of our universe and identifying signatures of potential life. on planets far beyond our solar system. This unique documentary will take viewers into space and discover the history of the telescope, from Galileo and Newton to the Hubble and James Webb telescopes.

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APOLLO 11: THE BIG PLOT?

Sunday, July 24 at 9:50 p.m.

The lunar landing in 1969 was one of humanity’s greatest achievements ever, an epic journey by three legendary astronauts who tested the limits of human ingenuity. But is this really the case? In the years since, many theories have emerged that this exploitation was falsified into what would be one of the biggest scams ever created. In this documentary, a team of experts and investigators interview key witnesses and review all the evidence to really separate facts from fiction. They are investigating whether the Apollo 11 fire that killed three astronauts was a cover-up. Was it a tragic accident or part of the lunar landing conspiracy?

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A BIG STEP FOR MAN

Sunday, July 31 at 9 p.m.

Featuring filmed interviews and super 16mm footage, this program celebrates the 25th anniversary of man’s first landing on the moon. It traces the history of the Apollo program, placing the lunar landing in the historical context of this turbulent time in American history with its protesters, hippies, Chappaquidick, and the struggle for civil rights. Another segment of the documentary captures the emotions surrounding Launch Pad 34A, the site of the Apollo 11 fire that killed three astronauts during a ground test. Among those interviewed are astronaut Buzz Aldrin and launch pad director Gunther Wendt. Experience – or relive – one of the missions that revived hope in the United States.

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GO TO AREA 51

Sunday, July 31 at 9:50 p.m.

“See You in Area 51” follows us on the adventures of UFO Bros, Joe and Emmett Hayes, on their journey that takes them from California to Nevada, where they will explore Area 51, which would hide a secret military base testing experimental units and provides fuel for various conspiracy theories. The two brothers are interested in the history and mysteries associated with this place, where they will meet colorful characters and ufology experts and take part in extraterrestrial experiments in the Nevada desert, two hours from Las Vegas. Will their experience look like a magnificent Woodstock, or rather a doomsday Guys Festival?

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