‘EARTHRISE’: A First Glimpse of Our Magnificent Earth as Seen from the Moon

By Emmanuel Vaughan-Lee Mr. Vaughan-Lee is a documentary filmmaker. On Dec. 21, 1968, Apollo 8 launched from the Kennedy Space Center in Merritt Island, Fla. The astronaut crew — Frank Borman, Bill Anders and James Lovell — were the first…

BEYOND BIONICS

Bionic technology is removing physical barriers faced by disabled people while raising profound questions of what it is to be human. From DIY prosthetics realised through 3D printing technology to customised AI-driven limbs, science is at the forefront of many…

What It’s Like to Launch Space Rockets in Alaska

In the Gulf of Alaska, idyllic Kodiak Island is famous for its sockeye salmon, king crab, and roaming bison. However, this picturesque location is also home to the Pacific Spaceport Complex, a world-class rocket-launching facility since its opening in 1998.…

Inside the Tech Meet Up With Cambridge Analytica

One evening during the 2016 presidential primaries, Sam Woolley wandered into a small meet-up on digital political messaging in the basement of a New York City tech store. At the gathering, he says, a group of experts boasted of an…

Facebook Insider Says Warnings About Data Safety Went Unheeded by Executives

A former Facebook insider speaks out in an on-camera interview with FRONTLINE.