NASA’s The Color of Space Documentary Celebrates Black Space Explorers
Check out this great new Documentary from NASA – available to watch for free on Youtube.
Members of the public are invited to watch the free online premiere of The Color of Space, an inspirational documentary by NASA that tells the stories of Black Americans determined to reach the stars.
The documentary will premiere on Juneteenth, Sunday, June 19, the federal holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the United States. The 50-minute documentary will be available to watch starting at noon EDT on NASA TV, the NASA app, NASA social media channels, and the agency’s website.
Anchoring the documentary is a powerful and thought-provoking conversation between seven current and former Black astronauts, each of whom were selected to become part of NASA’s astronaut corps and train for missions to space. Current NASA astronauts Stephanie Wilson, Victor Glover, Jeanette Epps, as well as retired astronauts Leland Melvin, Bernard Harris, Robert Curbeam, and Bobby Satcher, spoke about their journeys and their motivations in a panel hosted by NASA Johnson Space Center Director Vanessa Wyche, the first Black woman to lead a NASA center.
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