The Best Streaming Videos on Outer Space
Understanding outer space is, quite literally, a huge undertaking. Thankfully, Netflix and the other streaming sites are here to help explorers young and old, with tons of great content about this fascinating subject. To infinity—and beyond!
Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey
Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey is an excellent show hosted by astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson.
Length: Thirteen 45-minute episodes
This documentary series examines cutting-edge discoveries about the planets, explores the origin of the sun, considers life on other worlds and more.
Length: Eight 50-minute episodes
The Magic School Bus Gets Lost in Space
A school teacher takes her class on educational field trips with the help of a magical school bus—this time, into outer space!
Length: 25 minutes
Bill Nye the Science Guy: Outer Space
Each episode of Bill Nye the Science Guy teaches kids a specific topic in a natural science. In this episode, Bill goes way out there, way far away—to outer space, in fact. (Check out the episode guide, too, which provides some background information and follow-up book recommendations.)
Length: 23 minutes