Before Saturn - 1960's NASA Rockets & Science Educational Documentary
This is a NASA documentary explaining the development of rocketry, covering early Chinese rockets, advances made during World War 2 with rockets like the V2, the early years of NASA's manned and unmanned space program, and culminating in the successful launch of the Saturn 1B booster.
Project Apollo, the American space program to land men on the moon, originated in 1960. On July 28-29, 1960, the Apollo program was announced to US industry representatives. This NASA documentary takes a look at the program.
Spaceship Skylab - Wings of Discovery - NASA Space Station Documentary
This short documentary describes the Skylab discoveries and accomplishments that are changing the way we look at the world. Telescopes show an enormous mass of energy erupting from the Sun's surface, each second radiating more energy than has been used by man since the beginning of civilization. ...
NASA - The Space Shuttle - 1977 Educational Space Documentary
NASA outlines the goals and advantages of its Space Shuttle program. At the time of the films production the shuttle "Enterprise" had not yet flown its tests, and NASA still hoped to launch the orbiters first space mission in 1979. The film relies heavily on animations and artists conceptions to ...