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In space. Episode 6 [electronic resource] / produced by Nick Farrow.

Publication:
Geelong, Victoria : Switch International, 2006.
Format/Description:
Video
1 online resource (24 min.)
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Other Title:
Academic Video Online.
Subjects:
Space sciences.
Outer space -- Exploration.
Form/Genre:
Documentary films.
Language:
This edition in English.
Summary:
Moon On Earth: We look at Mike Collins who was waiting above the moon in Apollo 11 while others collected samples. Magellan: A look at the satellite that was the first to venture out to map the planet of Venus. White Sands: We visit a desert in New Mexico where NASA can conduct all their tests for space flights. Skylab: Launched in 1972 this satellite had some problems with its meteoric shield and caused frantic panic back on land. Benefits From Space: An examination of the advantages that space travel and research has had on advances back on earth. Glenn Blastoff: In 1962 astronaut John Glenn became the first man to head into space and he orbited the earth in 88 minutes. CFD: Computational Fluid Dynamics is the airflow around an aircraft which is such an important factor of space travel. Challenger: A look at NASA's rocket that is lighter than Columbia and spent 5 Days, 2.2 million miles and 80 orbits while in space.
Notes:
Title from resource description page (viewed July 15, 2014).
Contributor:
Atlas, Laurie. , Narrator
Farrow, Nick. , Producer
Alexander Street Press.
OCLC:
885256942
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.