Hurst Digital is currently producing Season 2 of Disasters in Space, a series chronicling amazing behind-the-scenes stories of NASA catastrophes and near misses, many unknown to the public. Jon Cowart, Mission Manager for NASA stars in the program.
You can watch last season now on Amazon Prime. Here are just a few examples of the stories nobody knew about till now:
- Return to Disaster – Relive the harrowing moments in Launch Control during NASA’s second “Return to Flight” test flight after the tragic loss of Space Shuttle Columbia. Go behind the scenes as NASA engineers discover the frightening truth about the incident and the cascade of space mistakes that caused it
- Mars or Bust- Serious injury or loss of life threaten technicians working on the Mars Exploration Rover when a test procedure goes horribly wrong. As the clock ticks toward the critical Mars launch window, NASA scrambles to understand and fix this critical space mistake.
- Space Shuttle Shuffle Catastrophe beckons when gears controlling a Single Point of Failure Space Shuttle landing system are installed backwards. And despite multiple pressures, a shocking discovery causes NASA to cancel a historic launch.