The Best Documentaries About Space Films
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The Best Documentaries About Space

List Criteria: Documentary films about astronauts, space travel, or outer space, including celestial bodies and other planets

There are a number of documentaries out there that detail the different aspects of the universe specifically discussing outer space, including the science of the universe, conspiracies about whether or not we truly landed on the moon, detailing the different planets in the solar system and the possibilities of aliens and UFO’s. No matter what your interest in watching a space documentary is, there’s sure to be the perfect fitting one included on this list.

What are the best documentaries about space? The documentaries on this list cover any aspect imaginable when it comes to the topic of space, such as whether we’re alone in the universe or not, the beautiful qualities of the planets and the stars in our solar system and NASA space shuttle missions. Many of these films are informational, providing a historical context as well as scientific background.
 
This list has the best documentary films dealing with the subject of space, including: Orphans of Apollo, Through the Wormhole and The Planets. Vote up your favorite, spaciest documentary below or add any not already on the list.

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    Space Station 3D

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    Through the Wormhole

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    Cosmic Voyage Morgan Freeman

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    Nova: Earth from Space

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    Journey to the Edge of the Universe

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    Race to the Moon: American Experience Joe Morton

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    Buzz Aldrin, Gus Grissom, Alan Bean

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    Hail Columbia!: IMAX James Whitmore

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    Moon Shot

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    The Dream Is Alive

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    The Astronomers

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    Mission to Mir: IMAX Shannon Lucid, Gennadi Strekalov, Charlie Precourt

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    Our Century

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    Out of the Present Sergei Krikalev

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    Beyond the Moon: Failure Is Not An Option 2

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    Life Beyond Earth Timothy Ferris

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    John Travolta, Tom Hanks, Morgan Freeman

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    UFO Files

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    Failure Is Not an Option

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    Blast!

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    Asteroids: Deadly Impact

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    Lost Moon: the Triumph of Apollo 13

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    An Arctic Space Odyssey

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    Turning Point: Race to the Moon: the Tragedy of Apollo One

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    UFO: the Greatest Story Ever Denied

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    Hyperspace

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    Horizon: the Man Who Lost His Body

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    Fallen Idol: The Yuri Gagarin Conspiracy Elliott Gould, Sergei Khrushchev

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    Space Night

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    Conspiracy Theory: Did We Land On the Moon?

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    Orphans of Apollo

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