The final frontier is closer than we think. Star Trek's Patrick Stewart pilots us through Space Age, Public Media's sixpart documentary on the real stars.
Quest for Planet Mars: The red planet gets a shot at the big time in this tell-all shuttle trip to the 21st century.
Celestial Sentinels: From Sputnik to Desert Storm, satellites link millions of eyes--and ears. The kicker: CIA spooks monitor your calls.
The Unexpected Universe: Exploding galaxies, the big bang, dying stars--it's a violent place way out there.
To the Moon and Beyond: Moonburgers? Kentucky Fried Craters? Space station drive-throughs? Near space may be the next victim of urban sprawl.
The series also includes Mission to Planet Earth and What's a Heaven For?
(All tapes $24.95, $99.95 for the boxed set; to order, 800-262-8600.)