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[11/10/17 - 09:19 AM]
Prepare for Takeoff with the New Smithsonian Channel(TM) Series "Survival in the Skies"
The premiere reveals the technology that allowed Neil Armstrong to walk on the moon in 1969 and which will eventually allow explorers to walk on Mars.







SURVIVAL IN THE SKIES (SMITH)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
11/28/17 - ???
STATUS:
on hiatus or fate to be determined
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (4 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
completed airing its first season on 12/19/17; has yet to be renewed for a second season
DESCRIPTION:
(from Smithsonian Channel's press release, November 2017) Every day, pilots and astronauts face life-or-death situations when they risk their lives to test the capabilities of physics and science. With limited time, harsh conditions and the pressure of survival, they must do everything they can to make it back on the ground safely. SURVIVAL IN THE SKIES tells the stories behind incredible pieces of space and aviation technology, from the invention of the parachute to the development of space suits. The series features stories of the people who created these amazing breakthroughs and the men and women who relied on them when their survival hung in the balance. The premiere episode, SURVIVAL IN THE SKIES: SPACE SUITS, airs Tuesday, November 28 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Smithsonian Channel.
CREW INFORMATION:
· Christopher Riley as EP
· David Royle as EP (Smithsonian)
· Tim Evans as EP (Smithsonian)
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (documentary)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Arrow International Media