Season 5, Episode 5 The Final Frontier
First Aired: February 1, 1978
"The Final Frontier," the second of two 1978 reports on space exploration, examines the potential of the space shuttle Enterprise. Also: speculation about orbital colonies. Robert Montiegal reports.
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- Premiered: March 3, 1974
- Rating: None
- Premise: PBS's premier science-documentary series, which has won six Peabody Awards and more than 20 Emmys (four in 2002 alone) since its 1974 debut. `Nova' clearly, and often engagingly, `demystifies' a vast range of science, technology and history topics---past a… (more)