Black Sky: The Race for Space
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|Black Sky: The Race for Space|
|Starring||Burt Rutan, Paul Allen, James Benson|
|Distributed by||Discovery Channel|
|October 3, 2004|
Black Sky: The Race For Space is a 2004 Discovery Channel documentary about Space Ship One, and how a small team backed by Paul Allen achieved human suborbital spaceflight and won the Ansari X Prize. It contains insights about how the rocketplane was built, the challenges they faced when they flew it, the vision of Burt Rutan about the future of this technology (tier two and three), and his thoughts about NASA and government. It won a Peabody Award in 2004.
- Orphans of Apollo, 2008 documentary on the tentative plan to privatize the space station Mir
- How to Make a Spaceship, 2016 book by Julian Guthrie about the Ansari X Prize
- ^ "Review - Black Sky: The Race For Space and Winning The X-Prize DVDs". collectspace.
- ^ 64th Annual Peabody Awards, May 2005.
- Ansari X Prize
- Discovery Channel original programming
- Scaled Composites
- Mojave Air and Space Port
- Space tourism
- Commercial spaceflight
- Documentary films about outer space
- Documentary films about the space program of the United States
- Peabody Award-winning broadcasts
- Outer space stubs
- Science documentary film stubs
- American television film stubs