Homemade Astronauts

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  • 2021
  • 1 Season

A group of colorful DIY rocketeers are taking their own path to space. Follow three self-financed teams with sky-high dreams in their cosmic quest to explore the final frontier on shoe-string budgets.

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Maybe This is the Day
4. Maybe This is the Day
May 13, 2021
Cameron Smith tests his weather balloon rig, but the roaring desert winds threaten to destroy his concept. Ky Michaelson builds his first rocket big enough to launch a civilian astronaut into space, and Mike Hughes rebuilds his steam rocket.
Remember the Hindenburg
3. Remember the Hindenburg
May 13, 2021
Mike Hughes challenges his own altitude record for a steam rocket launch. Cameron Smith makes a risky choice and builds his space launch vehicle from weather balloons, and Ky Michaelson attempts to break a speed record with a rocket-powered ice sled.
Full Tilt Boogie
2. Full Tilt Boogie
May 13, 2021
Ky Michaelson and his team put the finishing touches on their new 16-foot rocket. Mike Hughes tries to blast off in his steam rocket, and Cameron Smith searches for an inexpensive way to reach the edge of space in his spacesuit.
Episode 1
1. Episode 1
May 13, 2021
Three amateur teams are determined to realize their dreams of traveling to space. These private citizens have created a backyard space race, each relying on their own personal funds and innovation, to be the first to launch a civilian into space.
Homemade Astronauts Trailer
101. Homemade Astronauts Trailer
April 30, 2021
Meet the leaders of a new movement - the DIY space race. Whether they plan to launch themselves into orbit, land on Mars or test their home built space suits, these everyday astronauts put it all on the line to turn their dreams into reality.
Homemade Astronauts
Homemade Astronauts

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Description

A group of colorful DIY rocketeers are taking their own path to space. Follow three self-financed teams with sky-high dreams in their cosmic quest to explore the final frontier on shoe-string budgets. Homemade Astronauts is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (5 episodes). The series first aired on May 13, 2021.

Where to Watch Homemade Astronauts

Homemade Astronauts is available for streaming on the discovery+ website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Homemade Astronauts on demand at Amazon Prime.

  • Premiere Date
    May 13, 2021