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Season 8 / Episode 8 and airs on 20 May 2021 02:00
A new breed of explorer has taken space travel beyond the moon to unlock and reveal first-ever views of alien worlds and cosmic bodies far beyond anyone's imagination. Space's Deepest Secrets shares stories of the men and women who pushed their ingenuity and curiosity to uncover some of the most groundbreaking findings in the history of space exploration. Hourlong episodes cover NASA's New Horizons mission to Pluto, the Hubble Telescope, the twin Voyager explorations, and other past, current and future missions and projects.
Astronomers are laying the groundwork to locate a new planet for the human race to inhabit, and the more alien worlds they discover and encounter, the more they unmask the mysterious and truly destructive nature of the cosmos.
Astronomers make an extraordinary discovery when they uncover a cosmic mega-structure, the BOSS Great Wall, that's one billion light-years long, and now investigators race to decode the hidden forces that shape the most massive and mysterious structure known in the Universe.
Einstein predicted strange cosmic phenomena known as white holes, but scientists have yet to prove they exist; as experts investigate the tiny black holes that hide in the most ancient parts of the universe, they might finally find the smoking gun.
Astronauts have detected a mysterious region of space, the South Atlantic Anomaly (SAA), that's dangerous for reasons they have yet to understand, and scientists believe the long-term effects of this danger zone may have implications for the future of humanity both in space and on Earth.
Astronomers are finally unlocking the mysteries to the alien underworlds of Uranus and Neptune, and experts reveal how an ancient mega-collision and a missing twin planet could uncover the secrets of these strange and frozen worlds.
One of NASA's most ambitious missions, OSIRIS-REx, is investigating the asteroid Bennu in more detail than ever before, revealing how space rocks can kick-start life on other planets and how they could possibly hold answers to the secrets of the Solar System.
Outer space has been transformed from a realm of scientific endeavor to the US military's newest battlefield. From anti-satellite missiles to laser technology, discover the cutting-edge race to build the ultimate space weapon.
A secret history of life-or-death missions has been concealed to keep the Hubble Space Telescope working since its launch; now, NASA astronauts reveal the truth behind how this complex machine continues to make astonishing new discoveries.
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