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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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    Orphans of Apollo

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    1999 More
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    Hail Columbia!: IMAX

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    DreamWaves

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    Our Century

    1983 More
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    1994 More
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    Blast!

    2008 More
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    Mission to Mir

    1997 More
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    The Astronomers

    1991 More
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    Sputnik Fever

    2007 More
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    Race to the Moon: American Experience

    2005 More
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    Cosmic Voyage

    1996 More
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    The Dream Is Alive

    1985 More
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    Out of the Present

    1996 More
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    Beyond the Moon: Failure Is Not An Option 2

    2005 More
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    An Arctic Space Odyssey

    2014 More
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    Turning Point: Race to the Moon: the Tragedy of Apollo One

    1996 More
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    Life Beyond Earth

    1999 More
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    Moon Shot

    1994 More
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    Through the Wormhole

    2010 More
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    Nova: Earth from Space

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    Journey to the Edge of the Universe

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    Failure Is Not an Option

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    Asteroids: Deadly Impact

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    Lost Moon: the Triumph of Apollo 13

    1996 More
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    UFO Files

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    Hyperspace

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    UFO: the Greatest Story Ever Denied

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    Horizon: the Man Who Lost His Body

    1997 More
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    Fallen Idol: The Yuri Gagarin Conspiracy

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    Space Night

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    Conspiracy Theory: Did We Land On the Moon?

    2001 More
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