Extras

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Blue Sky Metropolis

Preview

“Blue Sky Metropolis” is the story of how aerospace was central to California’s growth.

Preview

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Blue Sky Metropolis

Episode 4 Preview | Back to the Future

Tech billionaires choose Southern California to launch their own space companies.

Episode 4 Preview | Back to the Future

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Blue Sky Metropolis

Sue Finley: Human Computer, Wife and Mother

Sue Finley is one of the longest serving women in NASA history, but it wasn’t easy.

Sue Finley: Human Computer, Wife and Mother

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Blue Sky Metropolis

Ansari XPrize, A Century-Old Idea, Is New Again

The idea of the Ansari XPrize is one with history that dates back more than a century.

Ansari XPrize, A Century-Old Idea, Is New Again

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Blue Sky Metropolis

The Southern California Spirit in the Sky

Southern California workers remember the excitement of being part of the space race.

The Southern California Spirit in the Sky

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Blue Sky Metropolis

Making the First Photo of a Planet Ever

The first pictures of Mars were more difficult to put together than one might imagine.

Making the First Photo of a Planet Ever

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Blue Sky Metropolis

Inventing the Future in Southern California

The Southern California outlook is due in part to the futuristic influence of space.

Inventing the Future in Southern California

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Blue Sky Metropolis

Episode 3 Preview | A Space Odyssey

The race to the moon is matched in dollars by a secret military program to dominate space.

Episode 3 Preview | A Space Odyssey

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Blue Sky Metropolis

The Theater of Duck and Cover

Duck and cover drills were way to allay fears of nuclear attack, but did it really work?

The Theater of Duck and Cover

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Blue Sky Metropolis

Disney Sells the Space Dream

Walt Disney and Wernher Von Braun were major figures in the popularization of space.

Disney Sells the Space Dream

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Blue Sky Metropolis

Episode 2 Preview | The Big Chill

The Cold War and Pentagon dollars fuel the explosive growth of modern Los Angeles.

Episode 2 Preview | The Big Chill

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Blue Sky Metropolis

The Real U-2 (Not the Rock Band)

Lockheed’s U-2 aircraft is the epitome of blue sky thinking in Southern California.

The Real U-2 (Not the Rock Band)

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Blue Sky Metropolis

Women’s Work During WWII

Wives, mothers and sisters keep the war effort alive.

Women’s Work During WWII

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Blue Sky Metropolis

Episode 1 Preview | Wings

This episode establishes Southern California as the undisputed aviation world capital.

Episode 1 Preview | Wings

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Blue Sky Metropolis

Hollywood and the Making of Aviation Celebrities

The Hollywood machine gets a hold of aviation and celebrities are born.

Hollywood and the Making of Aviation Celebrities

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Blue Sky Metropolis

The Truth of the Early Days of Flight

The early days of aviation were not as idyllic as they seemed.

The Truth of the Early Days of Flight