Celebrate National Aviation Day, August 19th
In celebration of National Aviation Day, get ready to take your streaming sky high with our top picks for aviation-themed movies and shows. With plenty of space shuttles and rockets, plus classic and modern aircraft, the sky is the limit for the best entertainment.
Mission Impossible: Fallout | PG-13
In the 7th installment of the hit franchise, Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) and his crew of espionage misfits gear up for non-stop action and impossible stunts involving helicopters and planes. The plot takes off right from the start with Hunt on a mission to track down villains and keep plutonium out of the wrong hands. Meanwhile, he and his ragtag special ops team must also diffuse nuclear bombs, parachute out of planes, and dodge machine gun fire from helicopters – all before time runs out.
Independence Day: Resurgence | PG-13
In the latest installment of the Independence Day franchise, it’s another day and another alien invasion. But this time the spaceships are bigger and the aliens even more deadly. In a new world of advanced aircraft and space technology, David Levinson (Jeff Goldblum) has been preparing his team for 20 years to face off against another UFO attack, but nothing can prepare them for the massive annihilation that threatens humanity, again. Also starring Liam Hemsworth, buckle up for an action-packed mission to survive against all odds.
The Day Mars Invaded Earth | NR
This retro cult classic epitomizes the frenzy and excitement of the 60s space race. It’s ready, set, launch when a Cape Canaveral space probe lands on Mars. Led by Dr. David Fielding (Kent Taylor), the mission goes smoothly until the probe returns to Earth with Martian stowaways as invisible energy beings. When they become doppelgangers of the scientist and his family, the alien invaders wreak havoc on his domestic life and marriage, which is already on the rocks. Houston, we have a problem.
The A-Team | PG-13
When the legendary A-team is wrongfully accused and sentenced to a maximum-security prison for 10 years, they team up to take down the bad guys that set them up. Armed with an impressive fleet of the most advanced military-grade aircraft, the tough and fearless A-Team is unbeatable. Starring Liam Neeson, Bradley Cooper, and Jessica Biel, there is no Plan B, only nonstop ridiculousness as they take insane risks on the ground and in the sky.
Space Titans: Musk, Bezos, Branson | PG
A new era of space exploration has begun, and it’s being funded by the world’s richest billionaires. Inspiring the next generation of dreamers, Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and Richard Branson join forces with NASA and spend billions to launch a revolution in space travel. For the first time, if someone can afford a ticket, which can run upwards of 24 million, they can have the once-in-a-lifetime experience of being launched into space. Some critics say these billionaires are out of their minds while others call it out of this world.
James Webb Telescope: Secrets of the Universe Revealed | TV-G
After 25 years of research and development, the most advanced telescope can now look back in time billions of years to give us a glimpse into the world of light and the very first stars. Prepare yourself for awe and wonder as you witness the most detailed and intricate images of the universe. Called the Hubble Deep Fields, this 3-year, 840-orbit program has created the deepest views of the universe, revealing an astonishing 3,000 galaxies.
Jeff Bezos in Space: Blue Origin Takes Flight | TV-PG
Put on your cowboy hat and climb aboard the Blue Origin to take flight with Jeff Bezos and other explorers rich enough to afford a first-class ticket to space. Hosted by Chris Jacobs from the Washington Post, witness the live launch of the Blue Origin, a historic mission that takes flight and ignites a revolution in space travel. Witness the highlights of this historic mission, including an up-close look inside the spacecraft and meeting the crew and passengers.
Launch America: Mission to Space Live | NR
In this documentary, NASA and SpaceX team up to launch astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken to the International Space Station. Welcome to the new era of space exploration in the ongoing quest for knowledge and understanding of the universe. Live from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, it’s an exciting day as space exploration returns to U.S. soil for the first time in 9 years.
It’s time to grab your remote and fly the friendly skies of first-class streaming.
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