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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 2002

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    1999

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    Race to the Moon: American Experience 2005

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    1989

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    Hail Columbia!: IMAX 1982

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    Through the Wormhole 2010

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    Nova: Earth from Space 2013

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    2005

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    Moon Shot 1994

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    The Dream Is Alive 1985

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    Cosmic Voyage 1996

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    new! Mission to Mir: IMAX 1997

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    Our Century 1983

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    Blast! 2008

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    Sputnik Fever 2007

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    DreamWaves 2013

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    The Astronomers 1991

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    1994

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    Failure Is Not an Option 2003

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    Asteroids: Deadly Impact 1997

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    Journey to the Edge of the Universe 2008

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    Beyond the Moon: Failure Is Not An Option 2 2005

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    An Arctic Space Odyssey 2014

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    Turning Point: Race to the Moon: the Tragedy of Apollo One 1996

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    Life Beyond Earth 1999

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    Out of the Present 1996

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    UFO Files 2004

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    Lost Moon: the Triumph of Apollo 13 1996

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    Hyperspace 2001

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    UFO: the Greatest Story Ever Denied 2006

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    Horizon: the Man Who Lost His Body 1997

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    2002

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    Fallen Idol: The Yuri Gagarin Conspiracy 2009

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    Space Night 1994

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    Conspiracy Theory: Did We Land On the Moon? 2001

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    Orphans of Apollo 2008

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