NASA

America's Secret Space Heroes

We all know Neil Armstrong, John Glenn, Sally Ride, and other icons of America's space program. But behind the scenes, engineers have been the secret heroes, building the spacecraft and instruments that have helped man leave Earth and explore the stars. We reveal the inside stories of how these brilliant minds created such superior machines as the Saturn V moon rocket, the Space Shuttle, and the Hubble Space Telescope, often against incredible odds.

On TV

    • Today
    • 9:00pm
    May 23
    Space Shuttle
    • Tomorrow
    • 12:00am
    May 24
    Space Shuttle
    • Thursday
    • 9:00pm
    May 30
    Space Station