Space Men Chapter 1
Clip: Season 28 Episode 6 | 8m 47s
In the mid-20th century, a small band of high-altitude pioneers exposed themselves to the extreme forces of the space age long before NASA's acclaimed Mercury 7 would make headlines. In California, a young Army doctor named John Paul Stapp tested the limits of human endurance in order to keep up with the rapid developments in rocket and aircraft technology. "Space Men" premieres March 1 at 9/8c.
Aired: 03/01/16Video has closed captioning.
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Before man could step on the moon, we had to take a giant leap. Premieres 3/1 on PBS.