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

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Academic Video Online.
Geelong, Victoria : Switch International, 2006.
1 online resource (24 min.)
Space sciences.
Mars (Planet) -- Exploration.
Outer space -- Exploration.
Documentary films.
This edition in English.
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.
Title from resource description page (viewed July 15, 2014).
Allan, Stuart. , Producer
Atlas, Laurie. , Narrator
Alexander Street Press.
Switch International. , Production company
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