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In space. Episode 7 [electronic resource] / produced by Stuart Allan.

Other Title:
Academic Video Online.
Publication:
Geelong, Victoria : Switch International, 2006.
Format/Description:
Video
1 online resource (24 min.)
Subjects:
Space sciences.
Weightlessness.
Mars (Planet) -- Exploration.
Outer space -- Exploration.
Form/Genre:
Documentary films.
Language:
This edition in English.
Summary:
Magnetic Levitation: Scientists have managed to create the sensation of weightlessness in a laboratory on Earth. Space Walk: Two astronauts take a 4-hour walk outside of the International Space Station while clear picture are beamed back to Earth. Mars Water: Scientists have discovered a huge sheet of frozen ice just under the surface of Mars that tells us about the climate of the past on the red planet. Space Detectives: We head to London for an exhibition featuring the Cassini Satellite that is still gathering information about Saturn. Netherlands Space: We look at the European Satellite names SMART-1 and launched in 2003. Mercury: A look at the Messenger Satellite that is traveling 4.9 billion miles to Mercury, the planet closest to the sun. Huygens: A new satellite was launched last December to explore the moon of Titan which orbits Saturn. Saturn Probe: A look at the Cassini Satellite as it perilously passed through Saturn's rings and spent four years orbiting the planet. Genesis Aftermath: NASA tries to salvage some vital samples from a Genesis Satellite that crashed landed and caused minor panic. Endeavour: We look at the huge effort required to get this satellite into orbit and gather the information for eager scientists waiting back home.
Notes:
Title from resource description page (viewed July 15, 2014).
Contributor:
Allan, Stuart. , Producer
Atlas, Laurie. , Narrator
Alexander Street Press.
Switch International. , Production company
OCLC:
885256917
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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