Week of September 9th, 2019

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American Experience | Chasing the Moon

Available Thursday, September 12th

“Chasing the Moon,” a film by Robert Stone, reimagines the race to the moon for a new generation, upending much of the conventional mythology surrounding the effort.

 

NOVA | Back to the Moon

Available Thursday, September 12th

Fifty years after humans first set foot on the Moon, new scientific discoveries are fueling excitement for a return to the lunar surface—this time, perhaps, to stay. Join the scientists and engineers working to make life on the Moon a reality.

 

NOVA The Planets

Available Thursday, September 12th

Among the stars in the night sky wander the worlds of our own solar system—each home to truly awe-inspiring sights: a volcano three times as tall as Everest, geysers erupting with icy plumes, a cyclone larger than Earth that’s been churning for hundreds of years. In this five-part series, NOVA explores the awesome beauty of The Planets. 

 

8 Days: To the Moon and Back

Available Thursday, September 12th

Join Apollo 11 on its historic journey. The film seamlessly blends mission audio featuring conversations among Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins with new footage, NASA archive and stunning CGI to recreate the first moon landing.

 

Ancient Skies

Available Thursday, September 12th

Discover how centuries of knowledge, experimentation and engineering helped our ancestors understand the mysteries of space. Expert contributors decode astronomical myths and uncover the science behind their origins.

 

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Austin City Limits | The Pretenders

Expires Monday, October 7th

Enjoy a career-spanning set from The Pretenders. The legendary rock & roll band performs songs from their latest album Alone alongside beloved classics “Back On the Chain Gang,” “Brass in Pocket” and “Middle of the Road.”

 

PBS Arts | Unity - The Latin Tribute to Michael Jackson

Expires Tuesday, October 8th

World-class drummer and percussionist Sheila E. hosts a concert special that showcases award-winning Latin artists and a 37-piece orchestra performing Latin-infused arrangements of the songs on Tony Succar’s album Unity: The Latin Tribute to Michael Jackson. The concert features 10 songs that inspired musicians from all over Latin America to come together to celebrate.

 

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