Secret Space Escapes

What's it like to leave earth to explore the unknown? How does it feel to be in space? What happens when you're in space and something goes terribly wrong? Science Channel's "SECRET SPACE ESCAPES" reveals terrifying accidents, fights for survival, and stories of close calls and near misses by the astronauts who survived them. This all-new series offers chilling accounts of the challenges of space exploration as told only by the explorers who lived them and the men and women in mission control who helped each team avert disaster.

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Solar Panel Crisis

Episode 1x08; Jan 12, 2016

An astronaut performs an emergency procedure on an electrified panel to save a new ISS solar array. The pressures of the Space Race push Soviets to launch Soyuz 1 despite warnings. The first Korean astronaut gets the ride of her life during reentry.

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x08: Solar Panel CrisisJan 12, 2016
1x07: Abandon ShipDec 22, 2015
1x06: Gasping for AirDec 15, 2015
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