Space & Innovation

'Space Men:' Ascending to Earth's Deadliest Frontier

In a new PBS documentary, the pioneers of high-altitude exploration are celebrated as the trailblazers before human spaceflight was possible.

Published On 02/25/2016
12:28 PM EST
Joseph Kittinger sits in the gondola before rising to the stratosphere during Project Manhigh. June 1957. | Courtesy of Joseph Kittinger