James May at the Edge of Space is a BBC documentary feature which features James May and his lifelong dream of one day becoming an astronaut. James May at the Edge of Space features May as he flies off the stratosphere in a a Lockheed U-2 spy plane. The film, which was aired on BBC Four in 2009, was broadcasted to commemorate the 40th anniversarry of the first Apollo moon landing. James May at the Edge of Space was shown after another May documentary titled James May on The Moon.
James May at the Edge of Space was hosted by James May and was directed by renowned British director, Paul King.