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Fly Me To The Stars: Japan’s Space Challenge

2016.07.10(Sun) 10:00PM

  The feature documentary. ‘JAXA: Fly Me To The Stars’ reveals the remarkable history and contribution that Japan’s Space Agency, JAXA, has made to manned space flight. Showcasing Japan’s first test pilot turned astronaut, Kimiya Yui’s, mission to join the International Space Station, the documentary takes viewers on a real time journey to space. There…

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Engineering Connections S2 Guggenheim Bilbao

2016.07.09(Sat) 09:00PM

Richard Hammond visits a building described as the 'greatest of our time' – the Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao, Spain – to find out which Engineering Connections made this iconic building possible. He finds out how visionary architect transformed a decaying city into a vibrant tourist hub with his futuristic building. But it would not have been…

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The Great Human Race First Americans

2016.07.08(Fri) 10:00PM

  Bill and Cat follow in the footsteps of the first Americans to cross the Bering Land Bridge 15,000 years ago. Their trek begins in the Alaskan tundra, where a winter storm beats down upon them. In this barren wasteland, resources are few and far between, and the grueling slog south takes its toll on…

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A Spacetime Odyssey Standing Up In the Milky Way

2016.07.07(Thr) 10:00PM

  The Ship of the Imagination, unfettered by ordinary limits on speed and size, drawn by the music of cosmic harmonies, can take us anywhere in space and time. It has been idling for more than three decades, and yet it has never been overtaken. Its global legacy remains vibrant. Now, its time once again…

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Megastructures Spaceport America

2016.07.06(Wed) 10:00PM

  In the very desert that helped give birth to the Space Age, Spaceport America will rise.

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Breakout S2 Escape From Indian River

2016.07.05(Tue) 11:00PM

  Rondell Reed is sent into maximum security. Almost as soon as he arrives in jail, Reed starts looking for a way to escape.

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Salmon Wars

2016.07.04(Mon) 10:00PM

  Salmon Wars celebrates the incredible animals with a vital role in sustaining millions of square kilometers of diverse ecosystems.

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Engineering Connections Airbus A380

2016.07.02(Sat) 09:00PM

  Richard Hammond sets out on a quest to find the amazing Engineering Connections behind the Airbus A380 the largest passenger airliner in history. His journey reveals that this state-of-the-art aircraft owes as much to weapons of war, Mother Nature and household objects as it does to high technology. He discovers that a bicycle pump,…

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The Great Human Race Herd

2016.07.01(Fri) 10:00PM

Bill and Cat attempt to survive as nomadic herders in Mongolia 5,000 years ago. To keep their animals alive, they must move the herd to its summer camp before the cold winter weather moves in. As the temperature drops, Bill and Cat prepare to cross the vast barren steppe. Cat makes a copper knife by…

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Cesar To The Rescue S3 Izzy in a Tizzy

2016.06.29(Wed) 10:00PM

  Cesar's first 911 call is from Aurora, a grandmother who tells Cesar that her granddaughter Yolanda's dog Izzy has made her fearful to live in her own home. Aurora was used to having family and friends over to her house, but since Yolanada has taken Izzy in, people are afraid to come over due…

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Locked Up Abroad S9 Vietnam Pows: McCain & ...

2016.06.28(Tue) 10:00PM

  This incredible episode of hit series Locked Up Abroad tells the story of two pilots imprisoned during the Vietnam War.

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Alaska Fish Wars Jackpot

2016.06.27(Mon) 10:00PM

  In this episode of Alaska Fish Wars, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game has opened the season for the fifth day in a row. Captain Dan's fishing mojo has been missing all season long so he calls in his eleven year old son, Calvin to help change his mediocre season. With the days…

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X-Ray Earth

2016.06.26(Sun) 10:00PM

  In this epic, one hour cut-down, X-Ray Earth reveals the planet as it's never been seen before. Using some of the most cutting-edge tools in science, get an inside look at Earth to learn what makes it tick. We'll also go even deeper to show how technology is opening a window that's allowing scientists…

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Riding Morocco: Chasing the Dakar

2016.06.25(Sat) 03:15PM

  Riding Morocco: Chasing the Dakar: takes the audience on the biking tour of their dreams. Off-road and off the well-worn tourist trail, they’ll see parts of Africa few visitors ever see. Co-presenters, Christophe Barrierre-Varju, a professional racer, and Laura Csortan an adventurer and model, will learn from each other as they battle through some…

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Breakout S2 Freedom Fighter Escape

2016.06.24(Fri) 08:00PM

  This is the amazing story of how three men crafted wooden keys to unlock their way out of South Africas secure Pretoria Prison. Set against the backdrop of the notorious period of apartied in South Africa, the three terrorists, Tim Jenkin, Stephen Lee and Alex Moumbaris, considered themselves political prisoners and are determined to…

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