Hubble needs rescue, and a space station paves the way back to the moon and mars. Featuring newly re-mastered film from NASA's vault and told by the astronauts and engineers who were there.
A shuttle revolutionizes space travel and a Gemini astronaut is the first to fly it. Tragedy again strikes NASA when the Challenger explodes. Featuring newly remastered film from NASA's vault and told by the astronauts and engineers who were there.
NASA faces a crisis with Apollo 13. A new lunar rover enables moonwalkers to explore further than ever. Skylab lets astronauts live in space. Featuring newly remastered film from NASA's vault and told by the astronauts and engineers who were there.
A fire kills three beloved astronauts. NASA rebounds, launching men into deep space and landing Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin on the moon. Featuring newly remastered film from NASA's vault and told by the astronauts and engineers who were there.
Gemini missions launch some of NASA's greatest moments, Ed White's spacewalk, orbital rendezvous, and Neil Armstrong's space dock. Featuring newly remastered film from NASA's vault and told by the astronauts.
Mercury astronauts and engineers need to figure out how to launch a man into space on top of a converted intercontinental ballistic missile. Featuring newly re-mastered film from NASA's vault and told by the astronauts and engineers who were there.
Featuring exclusive interviews with all 20 living White House chiefs of staff and presidents Jimmy Carter and George H.W. Bush, The Presidents' Gatekeepers explores the fascinating and untold story of this unique fraternity and the presidents they serve.
Neil Armstrong's story provides a snapshot of a profoundly historic moment for the United States, when groundbreaking science and technology combined with an unmatched passion for satisfying curiosity.
In 1865, Confederate President Jefferson Davis fled with nearly $20 million worth of gold & silver from the Confederate treasury. Later, Davis was captured, but the treasure had vanished. In REBEL GOLD expert treasure hunters join forces to search for the legendary treasure.
Stonehenge is one of the most iconic monuments in the world, standing as a beacon of early civilization for over 4,000 years. But mystery still remains: how did people move 90 multi-ton stones 200 miles across land and sea to the ancient circle?
Using 4,000 instruments spread over 3.8 million miles, scientists take the deepest, most detailed look ever at the epic forces that forged North America. They are learning that everything they thought they knew...is wrong.
This is the extraordinary story of the FDNY firefighters from Ten House, the firehouse right next to the Twin Towers, during the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks against the US. Its firefighters were the first ones in and the last ones out.
Get ready to binge on some of the most exciting specials and unique events that Discovery has ever put together. All in one place.
What does it take to lift a ship bigger than the Titanic? Follow this major salvage operation and see the inside story told by the elite team of engineers tasked with the seemingly impossible: rotating the massive ship and eventually removing it from the sea.
Newly released audio recordings from Air Force One, combined with digitally remastered audio from the Dallas Police Force, and testimonies and radio recordings of on-site reporters, reveal the riveting, behind-the-scenes story of the Kennedy assassination in JFK: The Lost Tapes.
He is the world's most famous prophet. But what secrets did Nostradamus hide in his famously obscure words? And what mysteries do the words trigger in the minds that read them? Nostradamus Decoded unlocks the genius of the greatest seer of all time.
For years the men of President John F Kennedy's Secret Service detail have kept silent about that terrible day in Dallas, but now they've gathered back at the scene of the assassination, and are speaking out for the first time.
More than a motorcycle, Harley-Davidson was built from the ground up by Walter & Arthur Davidson, with their friend, Bill Harley. Together these three young men, the sons of blue-collar immigrants, gave everything they had to ensure the survival of the company they founded.
Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman aim to uncover the truth behind popular myths and legends, mixing scientific method with gleeful curiosity and plain old-fashioned ingenuity to create their own signature style of explosive experimentation.
Follow NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab for an exclusive look at the final stage of their history making mission to determine if the Red Planet has the ability to support life.
What happens when a plane crashes? Does bracing really help? Where is the best place to sit? And fundamentally, are planes designed so that passengers can survive? Find out as the world's leading aviation experts deliberately crash a 737 passenger jet into the Mexican desert.
The incredible story of legendary astronaut, Gordon Cooper, and the secret treasure map he began from space. In orbit to detect nuclear sites, he found a treasure he’d keep secret for 40 years. Now, with his map, a team of explorers sets out to uncover the world’s greatest find.