Beyond a Year in Space

Beyond a Year in Space

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 9:00pm

Scott Kelly returns to earth after a year in space.

Credit: Courtesy of PBS

Beyond a Year in Space, the follow up to Emmy® Award-winning film A Year in Space, chronicles astronaut Scott Kelly’s return and adjustment to life on Earth after spending 12 months on the International Space Station (ISS), the longest space mission in American history. Exploring the effects of long-term space travel on the human body, the film also introduces the next generation of astronauts currently training to leave Earth’s orbit and travel into deep space. Beyond a Year in Space, which picks up the story with Scott Kelly’s last day in space and return to Earth, premieres Wednesday, November 15, 2017, at 9 p.m. on WXXI-TV. It will be preceded by an encore broadcast of A Year in Space at 8 p.m. and followed by an encore broadcast of NOVA First Man in the Moon at 10 p.m.

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