(written from a Production point of view)
Hosted by Jonathan Frakes, it was the first aired episode of the America Loves... series and formed part of the Next Gen on TNN: A 5-Day Mission event. TNN had recently purchased the rights to air the Star Trek: The Next Generation series.
A hour in length, the documentary combined aired clips with new interviews with cast, production staff, fans, and real astronauts. William Shatner, Kate Mulgrew, Marina Sirtis, and Mae Jemison were among these participants.