It is a subject that seems endlessly convincing no matter how much information we ingest about Project Mercury.
Initiated in 1958 by Nasa and completed in 1963, it was the first man-in-space program in the United States.
There is now a new documentary called The Real Right Stuff that goes back to the beginning of the space race era to tell the amazing true tale of the first astronauts of the country, the original Mercury 7.
Tom Jennings joined Connie Willis in the first half to discuss how his company interlaces archival news and radio reports, and rare and unseen material to produce compelling documentaries on everything from Princess Diana to the Mercury 7 astronauts.
Tom Jennings’ DIANA IN HER OWN WORDS became a social media sensation when Netflix paired his documentary with the hit drama series THE CROWN on its user interface.
In our podcast, Tom describes the massive, emotional wave that swept around the world, a mood captured by singer Demi Lovato‘s post to her 93.3 million followers: “It was incredibly moving and powerful. This woman is SUCH a badass. RIP Princess Di.”
Did you immediately devour the fourth season of The Crown, despite knowing that there won’t be a fifth season until 2022? Did you obsess over Emma Corrin’s performance as Princess Diana, google if the “Uptown Girl” performance really happen, or take a BuzzFeed quiz to see whether or not you would pass the Balmoral Test?
If you answered yes to any of those questions, it probably means that you’ll need some more royal content to keep you satisfied. Which is precisely why we’ve rounded up a slew of royals-adjacent movies and TV shows to hold over fans who are completely caught up with The Crown.
Calling all royals fans! Nat Geo’s Royal Night of Programming will feature a new documentary called Being the Queen, which is a must-watch for all those fascinated with the monarchy.
A Netflix documentary about Princess Diana, which originally aired on National Geographic in 2017, will likely answer any questions fans have after watching the latest season of “The Crown.”
If Season 4 has fueled your interest in one of royal history’s most glamorous women, you’re in luck. She has inspired many a book, documentary and article.
Knowing how to work in isolation isn’t just a good skill for astronauts — it’s also vital to create an epic space-themed soundtrack in a pandemic.
Prepare a marathon with the best of National Geographic on Disney + with these series that include mysteries of the Universe, visions of the future and documentaries of moments that changed the history of the world.
The new season takes Diana’s side. Friends of Charles are decrying it. Who is right? Hilary Rose switches to the Netflix documentary to hear Diana herself speak