science The Best Documentaries About Space

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List Rules 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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Nova: Earth from Space

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Through the Wormhole

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Cosmic Voyage Morgan Freeman

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

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For All Mankind Buzz Aldrin, Gus Grissom Alan Bean

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Mission to Mir: IMAX is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Documentaries About Space
Mission to Mir: IMAX Shannon Lucid, Gennadi Strekalov Charlie Precourt

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Hail Columbia!: IMAX James Whitmore

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The Astronomers

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Life Beyond Earth Timothy Ferris

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Lost Moon: the Triumph of Apollo 13

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Magnificent Desolation: Walking On The Moon 3D John Travolta, Tom Hanks Morgan Freeman

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Out of the Present Sergei Krikalev

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DreamWaves

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UFO Files

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Sputnik Fever is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Documentaries About Space
Sputnik Fever

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The Most Breathtaking Pictures of Earth from Space Biggest, Reddest Flags Modern Daters Should Look Out For

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Hyperspace

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Horizon: the Man Who Lost His Body

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Space Night

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

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Conspiracy Theory: Did We Land On the Moon?

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