Aired Saturday May 25, 10:25am - 11:00amon Dave Ja Vu

James May at the Edge of Space

James May always wanted to be an astronaut. Now, 40 years after the first Apollo landings, he gets a chance to fly to the edge of space in a U2 spy plane, but first he will have to undergo three gruelling days of training with the US Air Force and learn to use a space suit to stay alive in air so thin it can kill in an instant.

Category
Documentary / Science / Special
Original air date
2010-04-25
Cast and crew
  • Paul KingDirector
  • James MayHost