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When we left Earth [videorecording] : the NASA missions / produced by Dangerous Films Ltd. ; in collaboration with NASA ; series producer, Kate Botting ; series writer, Ed Fields.

When we left Earth the NASA missions

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  • ISBN: 014381448221
  • Physical Description: 4 videodiscs (ca. 258 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen.
  • Publisher: [Silver Spring, MD] : Discovery Communications ; c2008.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Compact disc.
Title and credits from container.
Contains 6 episodes from the series.
Originally produced for the Discovery Channel in 2008.
Special features: Disc 1: NASA film highlights: Four days of Gemini 4; interviews from NASA's archives with Michael Collins, Joe Kosmo; Mercury/Gemini mission clips ; Disc 2: NASA film highlights: Apollo 13; Houston, we've got a problem; interviews from NASA's archives with Al Bean, Gene Krantz; Apollo mission clips ; Disc 3: NASA film highlights: Skylab: the first 40 days; interviews from NASA's archives: Shannon Lucid, James Crocker; Skylab/Shuttle/Hubble mission clips ; Disc 4: Original NASA films include Freedom 7 (May 5, 1961); Friendship 7: John Glenn (February 20, 1962) ; Proud conquest: Gemini 7 & 6 (December 15, 1965); Apollo 8 debrief (December 21, 1968); The flight of Apollo 11 (July 20, 1969).
Formatted Contents Note:
Disc 1. Episode 1: Ordinary supermen ; Episode 2: Friends and rivals -- Disc 2. Episode 3: Landing the Eagle ; Episode 4: The explorers -- Disc 3. Episode 5: The shuttle ; Episode 6: A home in space -- Disc 4: Original NASA films.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Original score, Richard Blair-Oliphant ; conductor, Ben Wallfisch.
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrator, Gary Sinise.
Summary, etc.:
Since the dawn of mankind, we have stared up at the lights in the sky and wondered. Now join the heroic men and women who have dared the impossible on some of the greatest adventures ever undertaken - the quest to reach out beyond Earth.
Target Audience Note:
System Details Note:
DVD, anamorphic widescreen; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, digitally mastered.
Language Note:
English dialogue, English or Spanish subtitles.
Subject: Manned space flight > History.
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration > History.
Space flight > History.
Astronauts > United States.
Outer space > Exploration > United States > History.
Genre: Documentary television programs.
Television mini-series.

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