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In space. Episode 12 [electronic resource] / produced by Stuart Allan.

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.
Earth (Planet) -- Photographs from space.
Moon -- Exploration.
Outer space -- Exploration.
Form/Genre:
Documentary films.
Language:
This edition in English.
Summary:
International Space Station: Here we join 8 residents of the station who carry out experiments not possible on gravity rich Earth. Goldstone Tracking: Here we visit the Mojave Desert in California to the huge dishes that NASA has used to receive messages from space for over thirty years. Photographers In Space: A look at the benefits photos can provide from space to help with research of our precious Earth. Space Technology: We head back to 1962 and look at some of the tests being conducted for the new and excited space race. Moon Mapping: The European Satellite SMART-1 has begun its mission, including one of mapping the lunar surface. Hyperspace Place X30: The new craft will take off from a runway and reach speeds of 17,000 miles per hour before entering a low Earth orbit. Experiments In Space: The lack of gravity in space allows some tests the could not be carried out on Earth. Astronauts Training: Although a fun and inspiring job, here we look at the intense procedures astronauts have to go through to ensure maximum safety is accomplished.
Notes:
Title from resource description page (viewed July 15, 2014).
Contributor:
Allan, Stuart. , Producer
Atlas, Laurie. , Narrator
Farrow, Nick. , Producer
Alexander Street Press.
Switch International. , Production company
OCLC:
885256949
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.