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Above and Beyond: NASA's Journey to Tomorrow

Discovery shines a spotlight on the institution taking us to the moon and to the outer edge of our solar system. Above and Beyond celebrates NASA's many accomplishments and catapults viewers to where its headed in the future. Directed, produced, and narrated by Emmy®-winning Rory Kennedy, the film examines the ways NASA has changed our vision of the universe, our planet, and ourselves.

Other Titles
Zum Mond und noch viel weiter - Die Reise der Nasa
Running Time
1 hours 30 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Documentary
Director
Rory Kennedy
Writer
Don Kleszy, Mark Bailey
Country
USA
Year
2018
Audio Languages
日本語, اللغة_العربية, English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
Japanese, اللغة_العربية, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

Comments about documentary «Above and Beyond: NASA's Journey to Tomorrow» (16)

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Joan Rodriguez

This documentary about NASA's latest mission to the moon, moon, and beyond was a bit like listening to a taped reenactment of the Apollo 11 mission, but without the difficulty of adapting to an entirely different time-line. The movie is a bit on the long side, but at least it's not as boring as the broadcast NASA always presents us with. As for the actual presentation of the Apollo 11 mission, I think it was a good effort, as the Apollo 11 mission, just like the Apollo 11 moon mission, has a tremendous amount of historical significance, which I'm sure everyone knows, but which it has been kept out of the public eye for the past 60 years. The documentary makes no secret of the fact that the Apollo 11 mission was the first flight to land on the moon, but the movie doesn't go into detail as to why or how they accomplished this feat, and thus, if you can watch it without knowing more about the mission, you'll still be able to appreciate the experience as a whole. I think that the best part about the movie is the conversation it inspires between the actual astronauts, especially when the astronauts discuss the historic events they were involved in, but when the astronauts are discussing the historical events they were not involved in, the talk is a bit monotonous, but then again, the movie is meant to be a simple, factual, and easy-to-follow documentary, so maybe it's a bit of a letdown. All in all, the documentary is an interesting look at the Apollo missions, which are a bit boring at times, but at least you can learn something about them, as I've said. My score: 8 (out of 10)

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Joe F.

This movie was not a must see but I'm glad it was made. It's important to see the NASA history. But don't try to force a movie to be a history lesson. When you have to do that, you are losing the story. NASA does not need to tell us all the history of NASA. NASA tells us about its accomplishments but never reveals its history. If it did, it would be a better movie. Even the interviews with the astronauts were not really needed. But the movie is not really good because it doesn't tell us how the world has changed or what has been achieved. NASA has been successful, but it has not been the most successful NASA. NASA is more of an international organization. It has some achievements, but not all. But this movie is a good historical movie. It tells the history of NASA from the original project through the space shuttle to the Apollo lunar landing. It is a good history lesson but not very interesting. NASA may have been successful in the end, but it was not the most successful NASA. I'm glad that there is a movie that shows NASA in a different way.

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Ruth Berry

When I first heard about this documentary, I was excited to watch it. I am a biophysicist and I was a fan of the Apollo moon mission. I thought this documentary would be entertaining. I was surprised at how much I loved this documentary. This documentary shows us a very unique and important part of the history of our country and our people. It shows the beginning of the mission. This film is an outstanding example of a docudrama. You don't get to hear that many stories that often. You get a good sense of what the mission was like and how the crew reacted to all of the challenges. The crew had some great moments, but there were many other moments that really showed how stressful and nerve wracking the mission was. This documentary is an excellent way to learn about NASA and what it has been doing for the past 40 years. I highly recommend this documentary.

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Sean R.

I was interested in this film because of the positive portrayal of NASA, which is an organization that has been plagued with criticism over the years. I was surprised to see that NASA was portrayed in a positive light, despite some negative aspects of the organization. I also found the documentary to be informative, and made me want to learn more about NASA. I am glad I found this film, and hope others will find it as well.

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Rachel S.

Astronaut and astronaut as well as biographies of other pioneers of the space program. Most of the images come from the Lunar and Planetary Institute archives. The film presents space history from the 19th century to the present. This is an excellent film, I especially liked the portrayal of Apollo 11 and the end of the shuttle program. I liked the idea of a documentary film about an astronaut's life. It's rare that you get that kind of treatment.

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Deborah C.

This movie, and also its documentary follow-up, are very informative. Most people, however, will be familiar with the answers. There are few of us who have actually visited the International Space Station and the deep space habitats. If you've never even thought about it, it's a fascinating story. The astronaut is able to relate to the citizen and the civilian. I don't think the movie would have been as good as it was if it had focused on just one or two of the details. The greatest achievements are in a few areas of the film. The Shuttle Atlantis landing is a bit cliche, but it's true. The mission of the Russian Mir is also well done. The only flaw I found was with the NASA Center itself. It seemed like the best places were in a couple of cities and the buildings were in better condition. And some of the images were a little amateurish, as was the production. But the documentary and the movie do a better job of capturing what it takes to do a really good job than any documentary I've ever seen.

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Lawrence Gutierrez

As one of NASA's senior executives, I'm extremely familiar with the Space Program. For me, this documentary isn't all that I expected. If it had to be condensed, I would have preferred to have seen more of the history of NASA. However, it was interesting to hear more about the history of the SLS, the Orion, the JAXA, the International Space Station, and the International Space Station. I'm not really sure if NASA is actually going to use the SLS for a trip to Mars, but it's interesting to hear how NASA's leadership is focusing on other projects. For the most part, the film did a good job of explaining the history of the program, and I am excited about the future. I recommend this film to anyone who is interested in the history of NASA and space exploration.

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Carl V.

I thought this was a very good documentary. It was a bit different than what I expected, but I still found it to be very informative and entertaining. The movie was very entertaining, I thought that it was very informative and I really enjoyed the message of the movie. It also was very entertaining to watch, and it was very interesting to see what the space program was like, and how NASA worked. I think that this is a great movie, and I recommend that people watch it. I really enjoyed the movie, and I think that it is a great documentary, and I would definitely recommend it to people who are interested in space.

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Gloria T.

This documentary is about the journey of NASA to Mars. It covers the history of the program, the challenges and the achievements. It's an interesting story about how NASA has gone from a boring boring program to one that is a science fiction movie. The movie is well done and interesting. The documentary does a good job of explaining how NASA has evolved from the boring boring program to the science fiction movie. It also shows how NASA has evolved from a boring boring program to one that is a science fiction movie. I recommend this documentary to everyone. It's well done and interesting.

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Janice A.

As a space fan, I really enjoyed this documentary. It was well-written and well-acted. It was a nice change from the usual NASA crap that we see. It was also interesting to see that NASA has a team of engineers, scientists, and technicians who are on the ground and in the air, and that they actually like to work together. It's a good thing that they are doing this work because the human factor is really the most important part of any project. The documentary also showed that NASA is not going to go away anytime soon. NASA is still a major employer and a major player in the world economy. NASA is going to be there for the foreseeable future. This is a good documentary and I highly recommend it.

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Howard Meyer

In the year 2035, there are no more "planets", the moon is no longer a rock, and the human race has been transformed into a "super-race". But the journey of a human being to a new planet is just the beginning. The film is a wonderful look at how the space program works, and the people involved in it. There are some very funny moments, and the film is very well made. I give it an 8 out of 10.

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Bruce Cooper

The film is really great, it covers the whole history of NASA, from its beginnings in 1958, to the space shuttle program, to the moon landing, and the space shuttle program itself. It covers the events leading up to the shuttle program, the shuttle itself, and the space shuttle program itself. It is very interesting, and I enjoyed it very much. I think it is a good film to show to the public. I think that the director did a great job. He made it very interesting. I think it is a great film, and I think that it is very good.

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Crystal R.

I just came back from the San Francisco International Film Festival, and was blown away by this documentary. I've been following the space program since the early days, and I was looking forward to seeing this film. I think it's the first time I've seen a documentary that is so honest and straight forward about what it is like to be a NASA employee. The film is a good representation of what NASA is really like, and how they're actually doing their job. There are no side stories or side characters, just the facts. I was impressed by the film, and it's nice to see that the people who work at NASA are really just like us. I think it's great that NASA is able to keep their budget the same as other federal agencies, and I think it's important to show how much NASA is doing for the country. It's nice to see NASA actually having a voice, and being able to share their knowledge with the public. It's also nice to see NASA's accomplishments and accomplishments in space. It's good to see that NASA is actually doing their job, and they're actually doing it well. I think the film is really good and I recommend it to everyone.

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Johnny

This documentary takes a close look at how the Apollo missions led to the Apollo program, including a small segment from the moon. The film opens with a brief newsreel of the Apollo 17 flight, and includes several clips from the space program from the 1960s and 1970s. After this brief introduction, the documentary takes us on a voyage of the past with a look at the history of the space program, including some clips from the Apollo missions. The documentary also introduces us to the people who helped make the space program happen, including those in the space shuttle program, which helped the Apollo program move forward. After this brief introduction, we are taken on a journey of the future with the launch of the space shuttle Endeavor, and a look at the shuttle's development. The documentary concludes with an interview with one of the men who flew with the shuttle Endeavor. While there are some great interviews, the documentary still felt a little too focused on the Apollo programs. This is not to say that it isn't worth a watch, but it could have been better. It is definitely worth seeing, but I would say that it is just a little too focused on the Apollo programs. This documentary is about the space program, and about what the space program has meant for all of us. If you are a fan of the space program, then this is a good documentary to see. Otherwise, you will be better off seeing something else.

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Lawrence S.

Why? It's not quite clear. It's not even obvious why they did it. It just seems like a formality. One of the reasons they did this is the obvious personal benefit of seeing space exploration from a different perspective. They seem to have a vested interest in doing this and they also have to make sure the film does well. All of the other reasons were personal and/or professional. I'd love to know why they did it. It's not like they haven't done this before. They did it with the Apollo moon landings and they did it with the shuttle launches. This is their first documentary and they're trying to tell their story and try to educate the public about what happened during their careers. It's nice to know that they're still around and that they do this. They are the reasons the space program exists and NASA is where it's at.

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Amber

This film is a must see for anyone interested in space exploration. The story is not exactly new, but it is told in a very interesting and realistic way. The actors are very good, and the director is very well-known. The fact that this film is a true story, without any exaggeration, is very important. I really enjoyed this film, and I would recommend it to anyone. I give it an 8/10.