Above and Beyond: NASA's Journey to Tomorrow
ABOVE AND BEYOND: NASA'S Journey To Tomorrow examines the remarkable role NASA plays both in our country and for our planet. Covering sixty years and beyond, the film celebrates past accomplishments, investigates current initiatives, and surveys future plans. This film follows NASA to the moon, to the surface of Mars, to the outer reaches of our solar system and, above all, back to our home base: Earth. In 1961, in announcing the moon shot, President Kennedy issued a great challenge, a challenge that would in many ways set NASA on its course: "We have given this program a high national priority," President Kennedy said. "Even though I realize that this is in some measure an act of faith and vision, for we do not now know what benefits await us." ABOVE AND BEYOND asks the question: what has become of President Kennedy's faith in human ingenuity, his grand vision and aspiration? For indeed, what is exploration if not an act of faith and vision-because we cannot know what benefits await us...
Released: 29 September
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