Space Documentaries

Deep Astronomy has a long history of creating short, mini-documentaries highlighting an interesting topic in astronomy designed to shake your perspective on the cosmos.

The Hubble Space Telescope: The Most Important Instrument Ever Built

13th Apr, 2015

This month marks the 25th year of observations and discovery of the Hubble Space Telescope. No other instrument built by humanity has done more to show us our place in the cosmos. Follow DeepAstronomy on Google+ htt

Seeing Beyond - The James Webb Space Telescope (Final Cut)

16th Mar, 2013

The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) is the successor to the Hubble Space Telescope and is scheduled for launch in October 2018. We made some changes and did some re-cutting. Here is the final version. You can download this video for free on my bl

First Light: The Dark Age of the Universe

6th Oct, 2012 This video is the first of a series that will highlight the science behind The James Webb Space Telescope. JWST will have the capability of showing us a part of the universe we've never seen

The Largest Galaxy in the Universe: IC 1101

22nd Sep, 2012 This video was done by request from a Space Fan. Hope it's what you had in mind. Dark Matter: Not available The Edge: Not available Skyships: Sea

The Galaxy's Heart of Darkness

6th Feb, 2012

Journey to the heart of our Milky Way Galaxy and learn about the supermassive black hole lurking there. Music used:

The Promise of Kepler-22b

7th Dec, 2011

Kepler-22b: Astronomers from the Kepler mission discovered a planet that is roughly the size of Earth, and is a good distance from the planet.